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black raspberry

noun
1.
the edible fruit of a prickly North American clambering shrub, Rubus occidentalis, resembling a raspberry in form and a blackberry in color.
2.
the plant itself.
Also called blackcap.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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