mulberry, n. (pl. -ies)
1 any deciduous tree of the genus Morus, grown originally for feeding silkworms, and now for its fruit and ornamental qualities.
2 its dark-red or white berry.
3 a dark-red or purple colour.
ME mol-, mool-, mulberry, dissim. f. murberie f. OE morberie, f. L morum: see BERRY