Himalaya berry

noun

Hima·​laya berry
¦himə¦lāə-;
hə̇ˈmä|l(ə)yə-,
-ˈmȧ|,
|lēə-;
sometimes ¦himə¦läyə- or -¦lȧyə- or -¦līə-
: a European blackberry (Rubus procerus) introduced and naturalized in the U.S. and having leaves strongly whitened beneath with dense felty tomentum

Word History

Etymology

from the Himalayas, mountain range between Nepal and Tibet

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“Himalaya berry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Himalaya%20berry. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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