blackberry

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noun black·ber·ry \ˈblak-ˌber-ē, -ˈbe-rē\

Definition of blackberry

  1. 1 :  the usually black or dark purple juicy but seedy edible aggregate fruit of various brambles (genus Rubus) of the rose family

  2. 2 :  a plant that bears blackberries

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of blackberry

before 12th century


BLACKBERRY Defined for English Language Learners

blackberry

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noun black·ber·ry \ˈblak-ˌber-ē, -ˈbe-rē\

Definition of blackberry for English Language Learners

  • : a black or dark purple berry that is sweet and juicy; also : the plant that blackberries grow on


BLACKBERRY Defined for Kids

blackberry

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noun black·ber·ry \ˈblak-ˌber-ē\

Definition of blackberry for Students

plural

blackberries

  1. :  the black or dark purple sweet juicy berry of a prickly plant related to the raspberry



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