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Definition of "berried" [ber•ried]

  • Having or bearing berries: berried branches; a berried plant. (adjective)
  • Resembling a berry or berries: "an off-dry, berried flavor” ( New York Times). (adjective)
  • Bearing eggs. Used especially of egg-bearing crustaceans or fishes: a berried lobster. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "berried" in a sentence
  • "The process began when licensed local fishermen brought in pregnant females - known as berried hens."
  • "Now I could cut some berried sprigs to stick behind picture frames in our house this festive season, then burn them on Twelfth Night."
  • "It berried early during the warm sunny days of autumn and looked unseasonably odd until surrounding trees dropped their leaves and wintry skies set its clusters of fat pillar-box red berries alight."
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