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Noun: gooseberry  'goos,be-ree [N. Amer], 'gûz-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. Spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries
    - gooseberry bush, Ribes uva-crispa, Ribes grossularia, goosegog [Brit]
  2. Currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
    - goosegog [Brit]

Derived forms: gooseberries

Type of: bush, currant, shrub

Part of: genus Ribes, Ribes

Encyclopedia: Gooseberry