black raspberry


: a raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) of eastern North America that has a purplish-black fruit and is the source of several cultivated varieties

called also blackcap

Examples of black raspberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Silky tannins pave the way for flavors of Morello cherry, cassis, and black raspberry. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 5 July 2024 For instance, some flavors lately have included, Purple Cow, a black raspberry ice cream with chocolate chunks; Guernsey Cow, a peanut butter ice cream with Oreos; Cowabunga, coconut with pineapple ice cream that tastes like a pina colada. Pamela McLoughlin, Hartford Courant, 17 June 2024 It is garnet to inky purple colored with aromas of blue fruits, black raspberry, pencil lead, and cinnamon. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 2 May 2024 His 2018 Marchiori Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is deep purple with aromas of Oolong tea, black raspberry, and cassis. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 28 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for black raspberry 

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Word History

First Known Use

1759, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of black raspberry was in 1759

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“Black raspberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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