American dewberry

noun

: a prostrate dewberry (Rubus hispidus) found in eastern North America having persistent trifoliolate leaves, white flowers, and small reddish black fruit

Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American dewberry was in 1811

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“American dewberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20dewberry. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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