salmon-berry

salmonberry

[sam-uhn-ber-ee]
noun, plural salmonberries.
1.
the salmon-colored, edible fruit of a raspberry, Rubus spectabilis, of the Pacific coast of North America.
2.
the plant itself.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; salmon + berry

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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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