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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies; Spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries.

Usage examples (29)
  • I suggested that tasting a gooseberry might be a good first step before dismissing the analogy as crazy!
  • The most interesting point in the history of the gooseberry is the steady increase in the size of the fruit.
  • Loudon thinks it signifies Feverberry, because of the cooling properties possessed by the gooseberry, which is scarcely probable.
  • They can be used to flavour cooked fruit and jam and make a sound match with gooseberry, which is also great at this time of the year. for more
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