- the salmon-colored, edible fruit of a raspberry, Rubus spectabilis, of the Pacific coast of North America.
- the plant itself.
Origin of salmonberry
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The salmonberry and blackberry seasons were quite delightful.Blazing The Way
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- a spineless raspberry bush, Rubus spectabilis, of North America, having reddish-purple flowers and large red or yellow edible fruits
- the fruit of this plant
Word Origin for salmonberry
C19: so called from the colour of the berries
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