boysenberry oysenberry n. 1. a cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red fruit with a raspberrylike flavor. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a large raspberry-flavored bramble fruit; a cross between blackberries and raspberries. [WordNet 1.5] ||

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  • boysenberry — 1935, developed early 1900s by California botanist Rudolf Boysen (1895 1950) and named for him …   Etymology dictionary

  • boysenberry — ► NOUN (pl. boysenberries) ▪ a large red edible blackberry like fruit. ORIGIN named after the American horticulturalist Robert Boysen (died 1950) …   English terms dictionary

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  • boysenberry — /boy zeuhn ber ee, seuhn /, n., pl. boysenberries. a blackberrylike fruit with a flavor similar to that of raspberries, developed by crossing various plants of the genus Rubus. [1930 35; named after R. Boysen, 20th century American botanist, who… …   Universalium

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  • boysenberry — noun Etymology: Rudolph Boysen died 1950 American horticulturist + English berry Date: 1935 a large reddish black fruit with a raspberry flavor; also the trailing hybrid bramble yielding this fruit and developed by crossing several black …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boysenberry — noun A hybrid berry created from crossing a blackberry, red raspberry and a loganberry. They are slightly larger than blackberries and have a red purple hue …   Wiktionary

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  • boysenberry — n. type of berry …   English contemporary dictionary

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