nounplural noun berries
1A small roundish juicy fruit without a stone.
- ‘juniper berries’
- 1.1Botany Any fruit that has its seeds enclosed in a fleshy pulp, for example a banana or tomato.berry, vine fruit
2Any of various kernels or seeds, such as the coffee bean.
3A fish egg or the roe of a lobster or similar creature.
intransitive verb[no object]
- ‘let's go berrying’
Old English berie, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bes and German Beere.