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[loh-guh n-ber-ee] /ˈloʊ gənˌbɛr i/
noun, plural loganberries.
the large, dark-red, acid fruit of a plant, Rubus ursinus loganobaccus.
the plant itself.
Origin of loganberry
1890-95, Americanism; named after James H. Logan (1841-1928), American horticulturist who first bred it; see berry Unabridged
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/ˈləʊɡənbərɪ; -brɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
a trailing prickly hybrid rosaceous plant, Rubus loganobaccus, cultivated for its edible fruit: probably a hybrid between an American blackberry and a raspberry
  1. the purplish-red acid fruit of this plant
  2. (as modifier): loganberry pie
Word Origin
C19: named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American judge and horticulturist who first grew it (1881)
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Word Origin and History for loganberry

1893, American English, named for U.S. horticulturalist James H. Logan (1841-1928), who developed it by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry.

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