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

  • n. Any of several prickly shrubs of the genus Rubus, especially R. spectabilis of western North America, having trifoliate leaves and fragrant reddish flowers.
  • n. The edible salmon-colored, raspberrylike fruit of this plant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bush, taxonomic name Rubus spectabilis, found on the Pacific coast of North America
  • n. The fruit from this bush, similar in appearance and texture to the blackberry and raspberry

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

  • n. creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
  • n. large erect red-flowered raspberry of western North America having large pinkish-orange berries
  • n. white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries


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