youngberry

noun
young·​ber·​ry | \ ˈyəŋ-ˌber-ē How to pronounce youngberry (audio) \

Definition of youngberry

: the large sweet reddish-black fruit of a cultivar of a bramble closely related to the boysenberry and loganberry and grown in the western and southern U.S. also : a bramble bearing youngberries

First Known Use of youngberry

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for youngberry

B. M. Young flourished 1905 American fruit grower

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“Youngberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/youngberry. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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