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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There is something so satisfying, asthetically, about these vanilla cones edged in color, that continues through every lick of creamy soft serve and, in our case, black raspberry flavor. oregonlive, 15 Aug. 2022 Cherry, strawberry and black raspberry drive this medium-bodied slightly savory wine, accompanied by a licorice twist. Lana Bortolot, Forbes, 31 July 2022 Popular custard flavors include black raspberry, blue moon and thin mint cookie. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 31 May 2022 Velvety textures wrap around black raspberry and a hint of blueberry, with a hint of clove and more than a hint of savory minerality building on a long, graceful finish. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 11 Apr. 2022 Special flavors for June are Brown Cow (chocolate with brownie dough pieces), Purple Cow (black raspberry with dark chocolate chunks) and Cowabunga (coconut with pineapple). Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, 9 June 2022 Now, popular flavors include butter pecan, turtle sundae, blueberry cheesecake and black raspberry. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 31 May 2022 Reid's is most well-known for its black raspberry wine, which is the three-time winner of the Kentucky Commissioner’s Cup for Boutique Wines. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 23 May 2022 The bright 2015 launches with focused fruit—black raspberry—layered with earth and florals at once, pepper and graphite. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 31 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Black raspberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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