See under mulberry (def 2).
the edible, berrylike collective fruit of any tree of the genus Morus.
a tree of this genus, as M. rubra (red mulberry or American mulberry) bearing dark-purple fruit, M. nigra (black mulberry) bearing dark-colored fruit, or M. alba (white mulberry) bearing nearly white fruit and having leaves used as food for silkworms.
noun (pl) -ries
any moraceous tree of the temperate genus Morus, having edible blackberry-like fruit, such as M. alba (white mulberry), the leaves of which are used to feed silkworms
the fruit of any of these trees
any of several similar or related trees, such as the paper mulberry and Indian mulberry
a dark purple colour
(as adjective): a mulberry dress
a member of the Nation of Islam.
a member of the Nation of Islam. noun (esp in the US) a political and religious movement of Black people who adopt the religious practices of Islam and seek to establish a new Black nation Official name Nation of Islam
See under mustard (def 2). a pungent powder or paste prepared from the seed of the mustard plant, used as a food seasoning or condiment, and medicinally in plasters, poultices, etc. any of various acrid or pungent plants, especially of the genus Brassica, as B. juncea (leaf mustard) the leaves of which are used for […]
a social and political movement advocating the separation of blacks and whites and self-government for black people.