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1. Any of several trailing prickly shrubs of the genus Rubus of North America and Eurasia, having purple or black fruit resembling blackberries.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.
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n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any trailing bramble, such as Rubus hispidus of North America and R. caesius of Europe and NW Asia, having blue-black fruits
2. (Cookery) the fruit of any such plant
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dew•ber•ry(ˈduˌbɛr i, -bə ri, ˈdyu-)
n., pl. -ries.
1. the fruit of any of several trailing brambles or blackberries of the genus Rubus.
2. any of these plants.
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|Noun||1.||dewberry - any of several trailing blackberry brambles especially of North America|
blackberry bush, blackberry - bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
|2.||dewberry - blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes|
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
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