black raspberry


noun

the edible fruit of a prickly North American clambering shrub, Rubus occidentalis, resembling a raspberry in form and a blackberry in color.
the plant itself.

Nearby words

  1. black prince,
  2. black propaganda,
  3. black pudding,
  4. black quarter,
  5. black racer,
  6. black rat,
  7. black ring,
  8. black river,
  9. black rod,
  10. black root rot

Origin of black raspberry

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85

Also called blackcap.

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