salmonberry

noun
salm·​on·​ber·​ry | \ ˈsa-mən-ˌber-ē How to pronounce salmonberry (audio) \

Definition of salmonberry

: a showy red-flowered raspberry (Rubus spectabilis) of the Pacific coast of North America also : its edible salmon-colored fruit

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Starflower plants, white yellow violets, and salmonberries are beginning to sprout on the Longmire Trail. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Mount Rainier National Park Is About to Get An Insane Wildflower Bloom So Plan Your Trip ASAP," 26 June 2019 Among these, Indian plum, red flowering currant, salmonberry, and red huckleberry are ones to watch for. Sunset, "Where to See Wildflowers This Season," 22 Jan. 2018 Popular flavors include salmonberry, tundra blueberry and low-bush cranberry. Alaska Dispatch News, "In Alaska’s far-flung villages, happiness is a cake mix," 18 Sep. 2017 Popular flavors include salmonberry, tundra blueberry and low-bush cranberry. Alaska Dispatch News, "In Alaska’s far-flung villages, happiness is a cake mix," 18 Sep. 2017 Popular flavors include salmonberry, tundra blueberry and low-bush cranberry. Alaska Dispatch News, "In Alaska’s far-flung villages, happiness is a cake mix," 18 Sep. 2017 Popular flavors include salmonberry, tundra blueberry and low-bush cranberry. Alaska Dispatch News, "In Alaska’s far-flung villages, happiness is a cake mix," 18 Sep. 2017 Popular flavors include salmonberry, tundra blueberry and low-bush cranberry. Julia O’malley, New York Times, "In Alaska’s Far-Flung Villages, Happiness Is a Cake Mix," 17 Sep. 2017 Streams burble down the oh-so-green hillside to feed a thicket of salmonberry and nettles. Brian J. Cantwell, The Seattle Times, "A Hike and a Happy Hour: Saunter on Lake Whatcom, sip a Melvin beer," 2 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of salmonberry

1844, in the meaning defined above

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