Definition of thimbleberry in English:

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thimbleberry

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noun (plural thimbleberries)

A North American blackberry or raspberry with thimble-shaped fruit.
  • Genus Rubus, family Rosaceae: several species, including R. odoratus, which has large, fragrant flowers and unpalatable fruit.
Example sentences
  • Delicious, dewy-cold thimbleberries were scattered on top.
  • To add to his challenges, Likes must deal with a high volume of brush such as thimbleberry, twinberry, elderberry, and fireweed.
  • Common in the understory are chokecherry, beaked hazelnut, a wild rose, red baneberry, thimbleberry, and bracken.

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