Meaning of dogberry

dog•ber•ry

Pronunciation: (dôg'ber"ē, -bu-rē, dog'-), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the berry or fruit of any of various plants, as the European dogwood, Cornus sanguinea, the chokeberry, Aronia arbutifolia, or the mountain ash, Sorbus americana.
  2. the plant itself.
  3. any of several plants, esp. the dog rose, bearberry, and guelder rose.

Dog•ber•ry

Pronunciation: (dôg'ber"ē, -bu-rē, dog'-), [key]
— pl. -rys
  1. a foolish constable in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
  2. any foolish, blundering, or stupid official.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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