Black"ber*ry (?), n. [OE. blakberye, AS. blaecerie; blaec black + berie berry.]

The fruit of several species of bramble (Rubus); also, the plant itself. Rubus fruticosus is the blackberry of England; R. villosus and R. Canadensis are the high blackberry and low blackberry of the United States. There are also other kinds.


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