dew berry


[doo-ber-ee, -buh-ree, dyoo-]
noun, plural dewberries.
(in North America) the fruit of any of several trailing blackberries of the genus Rubus.
(in England) the fruit of a bramble, Rubus caesius.
a plant bearing either fruit.

1570–80; dew + berry Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
dewberry (ˈdjuːbərɪ, -brɪ)
n , pl -ries
1.  any trailing bramble, such as Rubus hispidus of North America and R. caesius of Europe and NW Asia, having blue-black fruits
2.  the fruit of any such plant

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