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loganberry

[ loh-guhn-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.

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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
C19: named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American judge and horticulturist who first grew it (1881)
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