mulberry mulberry  /ˈməl ˌbɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
  2. (n) sweet usually dark purple blackberry-like fruit of any of several mulberry trees of the genus Morus

Usage(s):

  1. Immaculately weeded rows of mulberry seedlings are among the kingdom's most conspicuous cash crops.
  2. Farm papers told their readers that five acres of mulberry trees would support a family sumptuously.
  3. On her husband's mean pay it was hard to get food, soap and candles to light their rustic home amid the ricefields and stunted mulberry trees of the Po Valley.

News

  1. Can Mulberry’s creative director give Coach the makeover it needs?

    Creative director Emma Hill announced her resignation from UK handbag maker Mulberry today, sparking speculation that she could be hired by Coach. The US handbag and accessory brand is trying to broaden ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Mulberry Says Creative Director Hill Wants to Quit Handbag Maker

    Mulberry Group Plc said creative director Emma Hill wants to leave the British luxury-goods maker after six years, sending the shares down the most in two months.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Mulberry confirms Creative Director Hill to leave

    LONDON (Reuters) - British handbag maker Mulberry said Emma Hill, the creative director behind its hit Alexa and Del Rey bags, is to leave the firm. Responding to press reports of her departure, Mulberry confirmed on Monday that the highly-regarded Hill had asked to leave the fashion firm, and she was in discussions over the timing of her exit. Shares in the group fell on the news and were down ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The mulberry acreage will be increased to 213,000 hectares this fiscal from 190,000 hectares and provide irrigation facility to about 10,000 hectares to boost the sericulture sector which has been reeling under the onslaught of cheap imports from...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Dayanidhi Maran Source: Business Standard

  2. Dr. Seuss began his career as a children's book author in 1937 with the publication of "To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," the tale of a young boy's imaginative recounting of things he sees on his way home from school.
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Dr Seuss Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. "If we reopen the negotiations the issues that will be reopened are not just the ones that we are concerned about. The Europeans are going to want to list their items as well for reopening and I don't think we want to go into that mulberry bush...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Bruce Golding Source: Caribbean Net News

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