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black raspberry

n.
1. A prickly eastern North American shrub (Rubus occidentalis) in the rose family, having an aggregate, edible, juicy, purple-black fruit. Also called blackcap.
2. The fruit of this plant.

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.]
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Noun1.black raspberry - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruitblack raspberry - 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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Established red raspberries, including Meeker, Cascade Delight and Vintage; black raspberries such as Jewel; and blackberries like Marion, Boysen, Columbia Star, Navaho and Triple Crown, need some care in early spring in order to stay healthy and productive.
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