Raspberry

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Chinese medicine see Chinese wild raspberry
Herbal medicine Rubus idaeus, European red raspberry, red raspberry A shrub, the leaves of which contain fragarine and tannin; raspberry leaf infusions may be used to ease muscle spasms, diarrhoea, morning sickness, colds, or sore throat
Drug slang A regional term for a woman who trades sex acts for crack cocaine or for money to buy it
Nutrition A shrub, the fruit of which contains sugars, citric and malic acid, pectin, vitamins A, B, C, volatile oil
Vox populi A rude sound made with the tongue and lips to express derision or contempt
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Berries, like rasberries, strawberries, blacberries, blueberries and cranberries, have a high concetration of the polyphenol compounds.
Puddings might include a milk chocolate mousse with poached rasberries or a fine apple tart with cinammon ice cream.
Griffith feeds his seven skinks - Slurpy, Sassy, Enzo, Eugene, Tarzan, TQ and Kool Moe Dee - papayas, figs and rasberries, and keeps them in individual tanks (they don't mix well together) where they live beneath a heat lamp amid aspen shavings.