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youngberry

[yuhng-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈyʌŋˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural youngberries. Horticulture
1.
a blackberry that is a cultivated variety of Rubus ursinus of the southwestern U.S.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; named after B. M. Young, U.S. hybridizer, who developed it c1900
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British Dictionary definitions for youngberry

youngberry

/ˈjʌŋbərɪ; -brɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a trailing bramble of the southwestern US that is a hybrid of a blackberry and dewberry with large sweet dark purple fruits
2.
the fruit of this plant
Word Origin
C20: named after B. M. Young, US fruit-grower who was first to cultivate it (circa 1900)
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