American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Gooseberry

GOOSEBERRY, n. goos’berry. [L. grossula. The English word is undoubtedly corrupted from crossberry, grossberry, or gorseberry; a name taken from the roughness of the shrub. See Cross and Gross.]

The fruit of a shrub, and the shrub itself, the Ribes grossularia. The shrub is armed with spines. Of the fruit there are several varieties.

The American gooseberry belongs to the genus Melastoma, and the West Indian, gooseberry to the genus Cactus.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Gooseberry," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed October 1, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZXWG8M825NMUSI.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Gooseberry." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 1 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZXWG8M825NMUSI.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Gooseberry' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 1 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KZXWG8M825NMUSI.