Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several North American raspberries, especially Rubus parviflorus, R. occidentalis, or R. odoratus of the rose family, having thimble-shaped aggregate fruit.
  • n. The fruit of any of these plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Common name of Rubus parviflorus, a species of Rubus, native to western and northern North America, from Alaska east to Ontario and Minnesota, and south to northern Mexico.
  • n. The fruit of the above plant.
  • n. The black raspberry, Rubus occidentalis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis), common in America.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See raspberry, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruit
  • n. white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries
  • n. raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit

Etymologies

thimble +‎ berry (Wiktionary)

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