American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A trailing, prickly plant (Rubus ursinus var. loganobaccus) native to Oregon and south to Baja California, cultivated for its acid, edible fruit.
- n. The red fruit of this plant.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dewberry-like plant said to be a hybrid between Rubus vitifolius (the dewberry of the Western States) and R. Idæus (the European raspberry). It originated in California in 1881. The fruit is blackberry-like, very large, dark red in color, and promises well as a garden fruit in some localities.
- n. A hybrid berry, produced by crossing a raspberry with a blackberry, considered a species Rubus loganobaccus, a variety Rubus ursinus loganobaccus, or a nothospecies Rubus × loganobaccus.
- n. red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California
- n. large red variety of the dewberry
- Named for the American lawyer and horticulturist James Harvey Logan (1841-1928). (Wiktionary)
- After James Harvey Logan (1841-1928), American jurist and horticulturist. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“An example of such fruit is the loganberry which is a cross between a red raspberry and a blackberry and retains many of the qualities of each.”
“Somehow we found space for a loganberry meringue mess, which was bright and fresh and bad for you, on account of all the cream and sugar, but in a good way.”
“Most memorable pie: loganberry pie made with fruit from the Tillamook Burn when the forest was recovering.”
“Woods was certainly not keeping a low profile, not in a shirt Alliss described as "crushed loganberry", the kind of outré leisure wear perfect for the golf course but less suited to slipping unnoticed into the Marriott Renaissance with one of the leading lights in the world of one-handed entertainment.”
“Trying to gauge the baking time for Brittany sable biscuits (to go with a loganberry fool) at the same time as slow roasting a shoulder of lamb proved beyond my attention span.”
“Here she bought two bottles of Coke and, her actual goal, four bottles of Phez, a loganberry juice.”
“The mornings have become colder, frosty even, and on Sunday I made Jo and Stevie porridge with a spoon of loganberry jam and milk before we started cooking.”
“And then one day, you got into a fight with the minstrel and even though you were favored with 3 to 1 odds, due to your size and sexy flaring nostrils, the minstrel somehow skewered you with a pickle fork and went on to be called Ewald The Fighting Minstrel, while I was left alone to put loganberry flowers on your pyre and swear that we would be together in Valhalla.”
“The loganberry, a hybrid of a blackberry and raspberry, just appeared one day in the backyard of a Judge J. H. Logan of Santa Cruz.”
“Serious caneberry cultivation probably began around 1500, and a number of blackberry-raspberry hybrids have been created, including boysenberry, loganberry, youngberry, and tayberry from American species, the Bedford giant from European species.”
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