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English

Ripe raspberries.

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From earlier raspis berry, possibly from raspise (a sweet rose-colored wine), from Anglo-[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vinum raspeys, of uncertain origin.

Noun

Singular
raspberry

Plural
raspberries

raspberry (raspberries)
  1. The plant Rubus idaeus.
  2. The juicy, dark red (when ripe) composite fruit of this plant.
  3. (color) A dark pinkish red, the colour of a ripe raspberry.
    raspberry colour:   
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Adjective

raspberry (not comparable)

Positive
raspberry

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspberries.
  2. (color) Of a dark pinkish red.
    She wore a raspberry beret — lyrics of Raspberry Beret, by the musician Prince
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Etymology 2

Cockney rhyming slang raspberry tart, for fart.

Noun

Singular
raspberry

Plural
raspberries

raspberry (raspberries)
  1. (colloquial) A noise intended to imitate the passing of flatulence, made by blowing air out of the mouth while the tongue is protruding from and pressed against the lips, or by blowing air through the lips while they are pressed firmly together or against skin.
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Verb

Infinitive
to raspberry

Third person singular
raspberr

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to raspberry (third-person singular simple present raspberr, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (colloquial) Making the noise intended to imitate the passing of flatulence

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