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wineberry

[wahyn-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈwaɪnˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural wineberries.
1.
a prickly shrub, Rubus phoenicolasius, of China and Japan, having pinkish or white flowers and small, red, edible fruit.
2.
the fruit of this plant.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English winberie, Old English wīnberige grape. See wine, berry
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wineberry

/ˈwaɪnˌbɛrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
another name for mako2 (sense 1)
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