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Noun: blackberry  'blak,be-ree [N. Amer], blak-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. Large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
    - bramble
  2. Bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
    - blackberry bush
Verb: blackberry  'blak,be-ree [N. Amer], blak-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. Pick or gather blackberries
    "The children went blackberrying";
    - bramble [Brit]
Noun: BlackBerry  'blak,be-ree [N. Amer], blak-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. (trademark) a handheld wireless device supporting email, web browsing, text messaging, etc.

Derived forms: blackberried, BlackBerries, blackberrying, blackberries

Type of: berry, bramble bush, drupelet

Part of: Rubus fruticosus, Rubus ursinus, true blackberry, western blackberry, western dewberry

Encyclopedia: Blackberry, Minnesota