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Definition of mulberry
noun (plural mulberries)
- 1 (also mulberry tree or bush) a small deciduous tree with broad leaves, native to East Asia and long cultivated elsewhere.
- Genus Morus, family Moraceae, in particular the white mulberry (M. alba), originally grown for feeding silkworms, and the black (or common) mulberry (M. nigra), grown for its fruit. See also paper mulberry
Old English mōrberie, from Latin morum + berry; related to Dutch moerbezie and German Maulbeere