ETYM Old Eng. blakberye, AS. blaecberie; blaec black + berie berry.
Prickly shrub Rubus fruticosus of the rose family, closely allied to raspberries and dewberries, that is native to northern parts of Europe. It produces pink or white blossoms and edible, black, compound fruits.
The North American blackberry R. allegheniensis has white blossoms and grows wild in Canada and E US.
1. Bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle; SYN. blackberry bush.
2. Large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus.
bramble / bræmbl̩ /
Množina reči bramble je brambles.
ETYM Old Eng. brembil, AS. bręmel, bręmbel, braembel (akin to Old High Germ. brâmal), from the same root as Eng. broom, As. brôm. Related to Broom.
Any of various rough thorny shrubs or vines.
Any prickly bush of a genus Rubus belonging to the rose family Rosaceae. Examples are blackberry, raspberry, and dewberry.
Množina reči brambleberry je brambleberries.
briar / braɪər /
Množina reči briar je briars.
Sinonimi: briar pipe
A plant (as a rose, blackberry, or greenbrier) having a usually woody and thorny or prickly stem; also; a mass or twig of these.
A tobacco pipe made from the root or stem of a European heath (Erica arborea)
A pipe made from the root (briarroot) of the tree heath; SYN. briar pipe.
dewberry / duːberi /
Množina reči dewberry je dewberries.
Sinonimi: dewberry bush · running blackberry
2. Blackberry-like fruits of any of several trailing blackberry bushes.