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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dewberry  \Dew"ber`ry\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  a  The  fruit  of  certain  species  of  bramble  ({Rubus});  in 
  England,  the  fruit  of  {R.  c[ae]sius},  which  has  a 
  glaucous  bloom;  in  America,  that  of  {R.  canadensis}  and 
  {R.  hispidus},  species  of  low  blackberries. 
  b  The  plant  which  bears  the  fruit. 
 
  Feed  him  with  apricots  and  dewberries.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dewberry 
  n  1:  any  of  several  trailing  blackberry  brambles  especially  of 
  North  America  [syn:  {dewberry  bush},  {running  blackberry}] 
  2:  blackberry-like  fruits  of  any  of  several  trailing  blackberry 
  bushes 




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