feaberry


feaberry
\\ˈfē-, ˈfā- — see berry\ noun
Etymology: fea- (perhaps alteration of Middle English theve- as in thevethorn bramble, from Old English thefanthorn) + berry; akin to Old High German depandorn bramble
dialect England : gooseberry 1a

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  • feaberry — fea ber*ry ([=e] b[ e]r*r[y^]), n. [Cf. Prov. E. feabe, theabe, thape.] (Bot.) A gooseberry. [Prov. Eng.] Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feaberry — fea·ber·ry …   English syllables

  • pakksíni'simaan — gooseberry; synonym (n) feaberry …   Blackfoot - English thesaurus dictionary

  • fabe — ˈfāb noun ( s) Etymology: probably alteration of Middle English theve bramble, gooseberry more at feaberry dialect Britain : gooseberry 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • fape — ˈfāp noun ( s) Etymology: probably by shortening & alteration from feaberry dialect Britain : gooseberry 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • fabes — see feaberry dial., gooseberry …   Useful english dictionary

  • fapes — see feaberry dial., gooseberry …   Useful english dictionary

  • thape — dial. var. fape: see feaberry, gooseberry …   Useful english dictionary

  • thepe — dial. var. fape: see feaberry, gooseberry …   Useful english dictionary


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