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blackberry

1

[ blak-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]

noun

, plural black·ber·ries.
  1. the fruit, black or very dark purple when ripe, of certain species of the genus Rubus.
  2. the plant itself.


BlackBerry

2

[ blak-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]

Trademark.
  1. a brand of smartphone optimized for wireless email.

BlackBerry

1

noun

  1. a hand-held device for sending and receiving e-mail


blackberry

2

/ ˈblækbərɪ /

noun

  1. Also calledbramble any of several woody plants of the rosaceous genus Rubus , esp R. fruticosus , that have thorny stems and black or purple glossy edible berry-like fruits (drupelets)
    1. the fruit of any of these plants
    2. ( as modifier )

      blackberry jam

  2. blackberry lily
    blackberry lily an ornamental Chinese iridaceous plant, Belamcanda chinensis , that has red-spotted orange flowers and clusters of black seeds that resemble blackberries

verb

  1. intr to gather blackberries

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Other Words From

  • blackberry·like adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of blackberry1

before 1000; Middle English blakeberie, Old English blaceberie. See black, berry

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Example Sentences

Shaw got the idea for this would-be educational tool while twirling a blackberry on his tongue.

In December, when Olipop released a limited-time blackberry vanilla flavor, the company received $15,000 worth of sales in 15 minutes from people on its SMS list.

From Digiday

Flavors of dark cherries, blackberries and wild herbs seem to be suspended in the wine.

He bought in to GameStop and BlackBerry through his Robinhood account, which he has had for three years because of its variety of ways to invest — but he said he bought in too late with GameStop through the riskier trading approach and lost money.

Interactive Brokers and TD Ameritrade have also placed restrictions on the trading of BlackBerry and GameStop shares.

From Fortune

He whips out his Blackberry, recording a video selfie against the neighborhood backdrop.

Best of all I have no laptop, Blackberry or phone, so I begin to feel truly disconnected.

She had just bought the phone a month before, after turning in her BlackBerry.

This new mobile news app is available for iPhone and BlackBerry today.

BlackBerry went from the dominant hero to a zero in a matter of months.

Directly in her line of vision a blackberry branch laid its frail white flowers and blue-green leaves against the sky.

But in Shakespeare's time it was evidently confined to the Blackberry-bearing Bramble.

I here join together the tree and the fruit, the Bramble (Rubus fruticosus) and the Blackberry.

The Dewberry (Rubus cæsius) is a handsome fruit, very like the Blackberry, but coming earlier.

There is no doubt that Morum was a Blackberry as well as a Mulberry in classical times.

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