American dewberry

noun

Definition of American dewberry

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

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First Known Use of American dewberry

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“American dewberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20dewberry. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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