black raspberry


Definition of 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 Among the notable returnees: the Not So Poison Apple cupcake, pumpkin spice milkshake and the Poor Unfortunate Souls float, which is made of cream cheese soft-serve, black raspberry syrup and Coca-Cola. Dewayne Bevil,, "First look: Disney dresses up Magic Kingdom for Halloween," 15 Sep. 2020 Ice cream lovers will want to try the Poor Unfortunate Souls Float, with cream cheese soft-serve, black raspberry syrup, and Coke. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, "Disney World Reveals All the Adorable Autumn Treats Coming to the Theme Parks This Fall," 28 Aug. 2020 Select scents include lavender, lemongrass green tea, black raspberry vanilla, and mango papaya. Popular Science, "Bath bomb sets for a luxurious soak," 3 Aug. 2020 Best with: mint, black raspberry, peanut butter and, of course, coffee, vanilla and chocolate ice creams. cleveland, "Ice cream toppings to help you chill out this summer," 13 July 2020 In Cincinnati, that means getting our weekly LaRosa's, our coneys, our black raspberry chocolate chip. Polly Campbell,, "Skyline, Graeter's, LaRosa's: Will Cincinnati's iconic restaurants outlast coronavirus?," 27 Mar. 2020 In it, aromatic notes of white pepper, tobacco, and black currant mingle with the taste of dark plums, black raspberry, French vanilla, and a subtle hint of tart black cherry. Laura Jung, Harper's BAZAAR, "72 Hours in Spanish Wine Country," 18 Dec. 2019 Other cocktails included Rooftop’s signature margarita,Moscow mule and two of the restaurant’s famous sangrias — strawberry peach and black raspberry. Camila Vallejo,, "Happy hour of the month: Rooftop 120," 5 Sep. 2019 The treat — which comes in cherry walnut, coffee Heath bar, black raspberry, and other flavors — had been a hit among her family and friends, especially those who are lactose intolerant. Sarah Wu,, "In N.H., a dispute over raw milk ice cream freezes out small farm stand," 9 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of black raspberry

1759, in the meaning defined above

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“Black raspberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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