Where did the strawberry get its name?
Although the exact origin of its common name is uncertain, the name strawberry probably is a corruption of "strewn berry". The latter was an early name for the plant which made reference to the fact that, as a strawberry plant produced runners and spread, its berries were strewn about the ground.
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