loganberry

loganberry

[loh-guhn-ber-ee]
noun, plural loganberries.
1.
the large, dark-red, acid fruit of a plant, Rubus ursinus loganobaccus.
2.
the plant itself.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism; named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American horticulturist who first bred it; see berry

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loganberry (ˈləʊɡənbərɪ, -brɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  a trailing prickly hybrid rosaceous plant, Rubus loganobaccus, cultivated for its edible fruit: probably a hybrid between an American blackberry and a raspberry
2.  a.  the purplish-red acid fruit of this plant
 b.  (as modifier): loganberry pie
 
[C19: named after James H. Logan (1841--1928), American judge and horticulturist who first grew it (1881)]

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loganberry
1893, Amer.Eng., named for U.S. horticulturalist James H. Logan (1841-1928), who developed it by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry.
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