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.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: young|berry
Definition of youngberry in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.