goose·ber·ry (gsbĕr′ē, -bə-rē, gz-)
a. Any of several spiny shrubs of the genus Ribes, especially R. uva-crispa of Eurasia, having lobed leaves, greenish flowers, and edible greenish to yellow or red berries.
b. The fruit of any of these plants.
2. Any of several plants bearing similar fruit.
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