dewberry

[doo-ber-ee, -buh-ree, dyoo-]
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noun, plural dew·ber·ries.

(in North America) the fruit of any of several trailing blackberries of the genus Rubus.
(in England) the fruit of a bramble, Rubus caesius.
a plant bearing either fruit.

Origin of dewberry

First recorded in 1570–80; dew + berry
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dewberry

noun plural -ries

any trailing bramble, such as Rubus hispidus of North America and R. caesius of Europe and NW Asia, having blue-black fruits
the fruit of any such plant
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