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Definition of "blackberry" []

  • Any of various shrubs of the genus Rubus, having usually prickly stems, compound leaves, and an aggregate fruit of small drupelets. (noun)
  • The fruit of these plants, usually black, purple, or deep red. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blackberry" in a sentence
  • "The press secretary had his own assessment of the news value of the long-running story of Obama's BlackBerry: "Almost as exciting as the presidential dog." blackberry"
  • "Fifty-four-year-old Bette Keltner's handheld of choice was the blackberry, until she developed what she calls a blackberry thumb."
  • "Ricardo says: noahp: @Ricardo: I think you know what I meant if you are an American otherwise typing on my blackberry is difficult so I willpass."