Gooseberry

Definition of Gooseberry

Goose´ber`ry
n.1.(Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated.
2.A silly person; a goose cap.
Barbadoes gooseberry
a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries.
Coromandel gooseberry
See Carambola.
Gooseberry fool
See 1st Fool.
Gooseberry worm
(Zool.) the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior.

Related Words

bush, genus Ribes, gooseberry bush, Ribes, Ribes grossularia, Ribes uva-crispa, shrub
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