boysenberry

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noun boy·sen·ber·ry \ˈbȯi-zən-ˌber-ē, -be-rē, -sən-, -zəm-\

Definition of boysenberry

  1. :  a large reddish black fruit with a raspberry flavor; also :  the trailing hybrid bramble yielding this fruit and developed by crossing several blackberries and raspberries

Origin and Etymology of boysenberry

Rudolph Boysen †1950 American horticulturist + English berry


First Known Use: 1935


BOYSENBERRY Defined for English Language Learners

boysenberry

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noun boy·sen·ber·ry \ˈbȯi-zən-ˌber-ē, -be-rē, -sən-, -zəm-\

Definition of boysenberry for English Language Learners

  • : a large reddish-black berry that has the flavor of a raspberry


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