noun Etymology: James H. Logan died 1928 American lawyer + English berry Date: 1893 a red-fruited upright-growing dewberry (Rubus loganobaccus) usually regarded as a hybrid of a western dewberry and a red raspberry or sometimes as a variety (R. ursinus loganobaccus) of a western dewberry; also its berry

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  • loganberry — 1893, Amer.Eng., named for U.S. horticulturalist James H. Logan (1841 1928), who developed it by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry …   Etymology dictionary

  • loganberry — ► NOUN ▪ an edible soft fruit, considered to be a hybrid of a raspberry and an American dewberry. ORIGIN from the name of the American horticulturalist John H. Logan (1841 1928) …   English terms dictionary

  • loganberry — ☆ loganberry [lō′gən ber΄ē ] n. pl. loganberries [after Judge J. H. Logan (1841 1928), who developed it (1881)] 1. a hybrid bramble (Rubus loganobaccus) of the rose family, developed from the blackberry and the red raspberry and extensively grown …   English World dictionary

  • Loganberry — Taxobox name = Loganberry image width = 280px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta unranked classis = eudicot ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae genus = Rubus species = R. × loganobaccus binomial = Rubus × loganobaccus binomial authority = L.H …   Wikipedia

  • loganberry — /loh geuhn ber ee/, n., pl. loganberries. 1. the large, dark red, acid fruit of a plant, Rubus ursinus loganobaccus. 2. the plant itself. [1890 95, Amer.; named after James H. Logan (1841 1928), American horticulturist who first bred it; see… …   Universalium

  • loganberry — UK [ˈləʊɡənb(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈloʊɡənˌberɪ] noun [countable] Word forms loganberry : singular loganberry plural loganberries a small soft purple fruit that looks like a large raspberry …   English dictionary

  • Loganberry — Mûroise Mûroise …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Loganberry —    The loganberry is shaped like a blackberry, has the color of a raspberry, and is thought to have the flavor of both. However, its sharp taste is not to everyone s liking. The man who raised this berry was James Harvey Logan (1841 1928), a… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • loganberry — [[t]lo͟ʊgənbəri, AM beri[/t]] loganberries N COUNT A loganberry is a purplish red fruit that is similar to a raspberry …   English dictionary

  • loganberry — lo·gan·ber·ry || ləʊgnbÉ™rɪ / brɪ n. type of bush; dark red berry that grows on the loganberry bush …   English contemporary dictionary

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