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

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History and Etymology for wineberry

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

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“Wineberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wineberry. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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