See gooseberry (sense 1)
under a gooseberry bush, used humorously in answering children’s questions regarding their birth
noun, Mineralogy. 1. . [gros-yuh-luh-rahyt] /ˈgrɒs yə ləˌraɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, calcium aluminum garnet, Ca 3 Al 2 Si 3 O 12 , occurring in gray-white to pinkish crystals. /ˈɡrɒsjʊləˌraɪt/ noun 1. a green or greenish-grey garnet, used as a gemstone. Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 Also called gooseberry stone
- Gooseberry stone
noun 1. another name for grossularite
adjective Frightened; panicky: goes goose-bumpy at the thought of hooking a 50-pound sailfish (1930s+)
noun 1. a town in SE South Carolina.