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thim·ble·ber·ry

 (thĭm′bəl-bĕr′ē)
n.
1. Any of several raspberries, especially Rubus parviflorus of western North America, having edible, thimble-shaped, usually red aggregate fruit.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

thimbleberry

(ˈθɪmbəlˌbɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any North American raspberry, esp Rubus occidentalis, R. parviflorus, and R. odoratus, producing thimble-shaped berries
2. (Plants) any North American raspberry, esp Rubus occidentalis, R. parviflorus, and R. odoratus, producing thimble-shaped berries

black′ rasp′berry


n.
1. the edible fruit of a prickly North American clambering shrub, Rubus occidentalis.
2. the plant itself. Also called blackcap.
[1775–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thimbleberry - shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruitthimbleberry - shrubby raspberry of eastern North America having showy rose to purplish flowers and red or orange thimble-shaped fruit
raspberry, raspberry bush - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
2.thimbleberry - white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berriesthimbleberry - white-flowered raspberry of western North America and northern Mexico with thimble-shaped orange berries
raspberry, raspberry bush - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
3.thimbleberry - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruitthimbleberry - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
raspberry - red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
raspberry, raspberry bush - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
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Here it is found in small things--the slap of a beaver tail, the shades of red in a merganser's feathers, the tartness of wild thimbleberries on your tongue.
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