olallieberry

noun
olal·​lie·​ber·​ry | \ ˈō-lə-lē-ˌber-ē How to pronounce olallieberry (audio) \

Definition of olallieberry

: a blackish berry that is a hybrid of a loganberry and youngberry, resembles an elongated blackberry, and is grown chiefly along the western U.S. coast

First Known Use of olallieberry

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for olallieberry

Chinook Jargon olallie berry, probably from Lower Chinook úlali camas patch, from ú-lalχ camas + -iχ, deictic suffix

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“Olallieberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/olallieberry. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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