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Ber·ry

(ber'ē),
James, Canadian surgeon, 1860-1946. See: Berry ligaments.

berry

/ber·ry/ (ber´e) a small fruit with a succulent pericarp.
bear berry  bearberry.

berry

a type of succulent, fleshy FRUIT produced by some plants, in which seeds are embedded in the pulp. The fruit is formed from the swollen tissue of the PERICARP. Examples of berries include tomato, grape, date, gooseberry, citrus fruits.
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In one paragraph, a number of the province's traditions, both time-honoured and emergent, are presented to potential visitors: berry picking, musical expression, foodways, and food-related festivals.
Alcoa Intalco Works provides the public with access to 1,200 acres for recreation such as hiking, bird-watching, fishing and berry picking.
We can play football and go berry picking on Priory Green.
She loved to describe the old ways of her ancestors, and her vivid descriptions took her listeners back to the time of horse-drawn wagons, berry picking, fishing, fiddling and jigging.
Recalling the Devon trip, the former Bilton High pupil, said: "We'd been berry picking and made crumble, we'd all had a lovely time.
When you see a gallon milk jug, do you see a scoop, a cap for seedlings, a berry picking basket or a storage space for rain water?
Her finger-snapping free verse recalls picnics, berry picking, playing, singing and going to church near Halifax in Preston, Nova Scotia.
You can go berry picking at one of Mississippi's many berry farms or on your grandparents' farm, and just a little preparation will make your day much more enjoyable as well as provide you with a bountiful harvest.
They also want to retain a working forest that allows logging and maintains public access to hunting, fishing, firewood cutting, and berry picking.
I have heard stories of how in the old days kids used to help with berry picking and bean picking during the summer months to earn money for clothes or college, but laws were passed banning children from working in the fields.
This includes a wide array of activities, for example, dog walking, kite flying, berry picking, cricket matches, fetes, fairs and other similar activities.