loganberry

[ loh-guh n-ber-ee ]
/ ˈloʊ gənˌbɛr i /
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noun, plural lo·gan·ber·ries.

the large, dark-red, acid fruit of a plant, Rubus ursinus loganobaccus.
the plant itself.

Nearby words

  1. logan,
  2. logan stone,
  3. logan, james,
  4. logan, joshua,
  5. logan, mount,
  6. logania,
  7. logania family,
  8. loganiaceous,
  9. logansport,
  10. logaoedic

Origin of loganberry

1890–95, Americanism; named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American horticulturist who first bred it; see berry

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British Dictionary definitions for loganberry

loganberry

/ (ˈləʊɡənbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun plural -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 for loganberry

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

loganberry

n.

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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