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blackberry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blackberry  \Black"ber*ry\  (bl[a^]k"b[e^]r*r[y^]),  n.  [OE. 
  blakberye  AS  bl[ae]cberie;  bl[ae]c  black  +  berie  berry.] 
  The  fruit  of  several  species  of  bramble  ({Rubus});  also  the 
  plant  itself  {Rubus  fruticosus}  is  the  blackberry  of 
  England;  {R.  villosus}  and  {R.  Canadensis}  are  the  high 
  blackberry  and  low  blackberry  of  the  United  States.  There  are 
  also  other  kinds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blackberry 
  n  1:  large  sweet  black  or  very  dark  purple  edible  aggregate  fruit 
  of  any  of  various  bushes  of  the  genus  Rubus 
  2:  bramble  with  sweet  edible  black  or  dark  purple  berries  that 
  usually  do  not  separate  from  the  receptacle  [syn:  {blackberry 
  bush}] 
  v  :  pick  or  gather  blackberries;  "The  children  went 
  blackberrying" 




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