from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several trailing forms of the blackberry, such as Rubus hispidus of North America and R. caesius of Europe.
- n. The fruit of any of these plants.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Small brambles of the genus Rubus which have stems that trail along the ground.
- n. The purple to black berries of these plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fruit of certain species of bramble (Rubus); in England, the fruit of Rubus cæsius, which has a glaucous bloom; in America, that of Rubus canadensis and Rubus hispidus, species of low blackberries.
- n. The plant which bears the fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In England, the popular name of the Rubus cæsius, a bramble which grows in woods, thickets, hedges, and the borders of fields; the fruit of this plant. The fruit is black, with a bluish dewy bloom, and of an agreeable acid taste.
- n. In the United States, the popular name of Rubus Canadensis, the low blackberry, a trailing plant which has a large sweet fruit; the fruit of this plant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes
- n. any of several trailing blackberry brambles especially of North America
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