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Definition of "boysenberry" [boysenberry]

  • A prickly bramble of uncertain origin but ultimately derived from a western North American blackberry (Rubus ursinus). (noun)
  • The edible, dark wine-red to nearly black fruit of this plant, having a taste suggestive of raspberries. (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 "boysenberry" in a sentence
  • "He still has 30ha in boysenberries, and sees the future in Asian markets with new products being launched in Japan such as boysenberry and vinegar breakfast drinks, boysenberry biscuits and boysenberry sweets."
  • "What other courthouse in America sold candy apples and homemade boysenberry tarts?"
  • "It gives a full range of fruit flavors, in this case, black cherry, cassis and boysenberry, as well as tannins that are round while retaining their power."
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