lo·​gan·​ber·​ry ˈlō-gən-ˌber-ē How to pronounce loganberry (audio)
: a red-fruited upright-growing dewberry (Rubus loganobaccus) usually regarded as a hybrid of a western dewberry and a red raspberry or sometimes as a variety (R. ursinus loganobaccus) of a western dewberry
also : its berry

Examples of loganberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The farm also has raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries, loganberries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, apriums and pluots. Hanh Truong, Sacramento Bee, 11 May 2024 Among other fancy chocolates, don’t miss the gourmet PB&J. Almond-pecan-peanut butter and raspberry-loganberry-boysenberry-cherry jelly are hidden inside a milk chocolate shell. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, 25 June 2018 Growers Walter Knott and his family first began selling boysenberries — a mix of blackberry, loganberry and raspberry – at a roadside stand in the late 1920s. Joseph Pimentel, Orange County Register, 27 Mar. 2017 At the World’s Fair, Erickson befriended famed horticulturist Luther Burbank, whose inventions included the crimson Phenomenal berry, a blackberry-raspberry cross similar to a loganberry. Rebekah Denn, The Seattle Times, 17 May 2017

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Word History


James H. Logan †1928 American lawyer + English berry

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of loganberry was in 1893

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“Loganberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loganberry. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


lo·​gan·​ber·​ry ˈlō-gən-ˌber-ē How to pronounce loganberry (audio)
: a dewberry that grows upright and produces red fruit
also : its berry

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