noun (berr, ies)
- A small fruit, of any one of many varieties.
- A soft fruit which develops from a superior ovary and contains seeds not encased in pits.
Etymology: Old English berige, beriÄe, from Germanic
- Dutch: bes
- French: baie
- German: Beere
- Italian: bacca , coccola
- Spanish: baya
- basjon (apparently "grape"), of unknown ultimate origin. Cognate with Dutch bes, German Beere.
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