noun, plural salmonberries.
the salmon-colored, edible fruit of a raspberry, Rubus spectabilis, of the Pacific coast of North America.
the plant itself.

1835–45, Americanism; salmon + berry Unabridged
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salmonberry (ˈsæmənbərɪ, -brɪ)
n , pl -ries
1.  a spineless raspberry bush, Rubus spectabilis, of North America, having reddish-purple flowers and large red or yellow edible fruits
2.  the fruit of this plant
[C19: so called from the colour of the berries]

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(species Rubus chamaemorus), creeping herbaceous plant, native to the Arctic and subarctic regions of the north temperate zone, and its edible, aggregate fruit resembling structurally the raspberry. The yellow or amber-coloured berry grows from a 2.5-centimetre (1-inch) white flower on a creeping rootlike stem, or rhizome. The stalks grow to a height of 7.6-25 cm (3-10 inches)

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