noun Etymology: B. M. Young fl1905 American fruit grower Date: 1927 the large sweet reddish-black fruit of a cultivar of a bramble closely related to the boysenberry and loganberry and grown in the western and southern United States; also a bramble bearing youngberries

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  • Youngberry — ( Rubus ursinus cv. Young ) is a hybrid between a blackberry and a dewberry of the rose family, first cultivated in the western United States. Byrnes M. Young, a businessman in Morgan City, Louisiana, who loved science and plants had an ongoing… …   Wikipedia

  • youngberry — ☆ youngberry [yuŋ′ber΄ē ] n. pl. youngberries [after B. M. Young, 19th c. U.S. horticulturist] 1. a large, sweet, dark purple berry, a cross between a blackberry and a dewberry 2. the trailing bramble bearing this fruit …   English World dictionary

  • youngberry — paprastoji gervuogė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Rubus caesius), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rubus caesius; Rubus caesius var. turkestanicus angl. European dewberry; youngberry… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • youngberry — /yung ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. youngberries. Hort. a blackberry that is a cultivated variety of Rubus ursinus of the southwestern U.S. [1930 35; named after B. M. Young, U.S. hybridizer, who developed it c1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • youngberry — noun A hybrid between a blackberry and a dewberry of the rose family, first cultivated in the western United States. See Also: Rubus ursinus …   Wiktionary

  • youngberry — noun (plural youngberries) a bramble of a variety which bears large edible reddish black fruit, believed to be a hybrid of the dewberry. Origin 1920s: named after the American horticulturalist B. M. Young …   English new terms dictionary

  • youngberry — young•ber•ry [[t]ˈyʌŋˌbɛr i, bə ri[/t]] n. pl. ries 1) pln a large, sweet, purple berry that is a cultivated cross between a blackberry and a dewberry 2) pln the trailing bush bearing this berry • Etymology: 1930–35; after B. M. Young, U.S.… …   From formal English to slang

  • youngberry — /ˈjʌŋbəri/ (say yungbuhree), / bri/ (say bree) noun (plural youngberries) the large, dark purple, sweet fruit of a trailing blackberry in the south western US, a cross between several blackberries. {named after BM Young, 20th century US… …   Australian English dictionary

  • youngberry — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ see berry noun Etymology: after B. M. Young fl 1900 American fruit grower who developed it : the large sweet reddish black fruit of a hybrid between a trailing blackberry and a southern dewberry grown in western and southern United States; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubus ursinus cv. Young — Youngberry, Yongberi o Zarza de Young es un híbrido entre la zarzamora y la zarza pajarera ambos miembros del genus rubus de la familia de las rosas. Historia Su origen es del occidente de los Estados Unidos y fueron hibridizados por Byrnes M.… …   Wikipedia Español

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