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1. A trailing, prickly plant (Rubus ursinus var. loganobaccus) developed in California possibly as a hybrid between a blackberry and a raspberry, cultivated for its edible fruit.
2. The tart red fruit of this plant.
[After James Harvey Logan (1841-1928), American jurist and horticulturist.]
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) a trailing prickly hybrid rosaceous plant, Rubus loganobaccus, cultivated for its edible fruit: probably a hybrid between an American blackberry and a raspberry
a. the purplish-red acid fruit of this plant
b. (as modifier): loganberry pie.
[C19: named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American judge and horticulturist who first grew it (1881)]
lo•gan•ber•ry(ˈloʊ gənˌbɛr i)
n., pl. -ries.
1. a dark red, tart, elongated berry of a hybrid blackberry bush, Rubus loganobaccus, of the rose family.
2. the plant itself.
[1890–95, Amer.; after James H. Logan (1841–1928), U.S. horticulturist who first bred it; see berry]
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|Noun||1.||loganberry - red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California|
loganberry - large red variety of the dewberry
|2.||loganberry - large red variety of the dewberry|
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves