Meaning of “strawberry” in the English Dictionary

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"strawberry" in British English

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strawberrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstrɔː.bər.i/ us /ˈstrɑːˌber.i/

B1 a small juicy red fruit that has small brown seeds on its surface, or the plant with white flowers on which this fruit grows:

fresh strawberries
I thought we'd have strawberries and cream for dessert.
strawberry jam/ice cream/tart

More examples

  • We dined on salmon and strawberries.
  • We picked lots of strawberries, but we'd eaten half the basket by the time we got home.
  • Purée the strawberries in the liquidizer and add the lightly whipped cream.
  • That was very extravagant of you to buy strawberries out of season.
  • We sat in the garden hulling strawberries.

(Definition of “strawberry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strawberry" in American English

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strawberrynoun [ C ]

us /ˈstrɔˌber·i, -bə·ri/

a small, juicy, red fruit shaped like a cone with seeds on its surface, or the plant on which this fruit grows

(Definition of “strawberry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)