Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several raspberries, especially Rubus parviflorus of western North America, having edible, thimble-shaped, usually red aggregate fruit.
  • noun The fruit of any of these plants.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See raspberry, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany 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.
  • noun The fruit of the above plant.
  • noun The black raspberry, Rubus occidentalis.

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

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

Etymologies

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thimble +‎ berry

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