dewberry

noun
dew·​ber·​ry | \ˈdü-ˌber-ē also ˈdyü- \

Definition of dewberry 

1 : any of several sweet edible berries related to and resembling blackberries

2 : a trailing or decumbent bramble (genus Rubus) that bears dewberries

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Dewberry remains in the Clayton County jail on murder and weapons charges. Ajc Homepage, ajc, "Alleged shooter arrested in Morrow teen’s homicide," 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of dewberry

circa 1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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