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dewberry

[ doo-ber-ee, -buh-ree, dyoo- ]
/ ˈduˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈdyu- /
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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.

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Origin of dewberry

First recorded in 1570–80; dew + berry

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British Dictionary definitions for dewberry

dewberry
/ (ˈdjuːbərɪ, -brɪ) /

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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