youngberry

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

B. M. Young flourished 1905 American fruit grower

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of youngberry was in 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Youngberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/youngberry. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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