Definition of youngberry in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈjʌŋb(ə)ri

noun (plural youngberries)

  • A bramble of a variety which bears large edible reddish-black fruit. First cultivated in the US, it is believed to be a hybrid of a dewberry.
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    • Almonds, youngberries, a hint of smokiness and white pepper spices makes up a complex bouquet.
    • As youngberries are high in potassium it will assist in controlling high blood pressure.
    • Ollalieberries are slightly longer and more slender than the boysenberry and are a cross between black, logan and youngberries.


1920s: named after B. M. Young (fl. 1905), the American horticulturalist who first raised it.

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