- the large, dark-red, acid fruit of a plant, Rubus ursinus loganobaccus.
- the plant itself.
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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Examples from the Web for loganberry
The Loganberry, for instance, is said to be a cross between a Raspberry and a Bramble.The Romance of Plant Life
G. F. Scott Elliot
Baked apricot roll, blackberry roll, huckleberry roll, or loganberry roll.
Mix one quart of loganberry juice, one quart of water, one pound of sugar, and the juice of two lemons.
Adair MacKenzie was feeling somewhat talkative after his long refreshing drink of loganberry juice.Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border
Annie Roe Carr
- a trailing prickly hybrid rosaceous plant, Rubus loganobaccus, cultivated for its edible fruit: probably a hybrid between an American blackberry and a raspberry
- the purplish-red acid fruit of this plant
- (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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Word Origin and History for loganberry
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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