Strawberry meaning

strô'bĕr'ē
The definition of a strawberry is the red fruit of a plant in the genus Fragaria.
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Strawberries are the first "fruit" to ripen in the spring.
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California produces more strawberries than any other state in the United States, producing about one billion every year.
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Strawberry plants reproduce in two ways; sexually and asexually. Sexual reproduction involves the flowers and pollination. Strawberry plants can self-pollinate by putting out runners that start new plants.
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The size of the strawberry depends on how many pistils get fertilized.
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Strawberries were used by the ancient Romans for infections, inflammation, depression, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.

An example of a strawberry is a fruit commonly served in Spring and Summer, often dipped in chocolate.

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Any of various low-growing plants of the genus Fragaria of the rose family, having white flowers and an aggregate fruit that consists of numerous one-seeded achenes embedded in a fleshy red receptacle.
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The edible fruit of any of these plants, especially the cultivated species F. xananassa.
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Containing or having the flavor of strawberries.
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The small, red, fleshy accessory fruit of a stolon-bearing plant (genus Fragaria) of the rose family.
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This plant.
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A reddish abrasion of the skin.
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The juicy, usually red, edible fruit of certain plants of the genus Fragaria.

They went to pick strawberries today.

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Any plant of the genus Fragaria (that bears such fruit).

She has the best strawberry patch I've ever seen.

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(colour) A red colour, like that of the fruit; strawberry red.

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(rare) Something resembling a strawberry, especially a reddish bruise or birthmark.
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Containing or having the flavor of strawberries.

I'd like a large strawberry shake.

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Flavored with ethyl methylphenylglycidate, an artificial compound which is said to resemble the taste of strawberries.
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Of a red colour.

The strawberry lipstick makes her look younger.

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Unlike fruit that has an inside seed, the seeds of a strawberry are on the outside and are actually achenes, which are the seeds and the fruit.
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Origin of strawberry

  • Middle English from Old English strēawberige strēaw straw straw berige, berie berry berry
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Old English strÄ“awberiÄ¡e, corresponding to straw +"Ž berry.
    From Wiktionary