wineberry

noun

Definition of wineberry

1 :a raspberry (Rubus phoenicolasius) of China and Japan grown for ornament and for the small red acid fruits half enclosed in the hairy calyx
2 :makomako 1

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Origin and Etymology of wineberry

Middle English winberi, winberie grape, wineberry, from Old English wīnberige grape, from wīn wine + berige, berie berry


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