lo·​gan·​ber·​ry | \ ˈlō-gən-ˌber-ē How to pronounce loganberry (audio) \

Definition of loganberry

: 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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of loganberry

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for loganberry

James H. Logan †1928 American lawyer + English berry

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“Loganberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loganberry. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of loganberry

: a red berry that is sweet and juicy also : the plant that loganberries grow on

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