Definition of loganberry in English:
noun (plural loganberries)
1An edible dull-red soft fruit, considered to be a hybrid of a raspberry and an American dewberry.
- You could also add raspberries, loganberries, blueberries, tayberries and blackberries.
- Blackberries and raspberries are often crossed to give varieties such as the loganberry and tayberry.
- When the currants start to burst and flood the pan with colour, tip in the loganberries or raspberries.
2The scrambling blackberrylike plant that bears the loganberry.
- Rubus loganobaccus, family Rosaceae
- Cut out all the old fruiting canes from raspberries, loganberries and blackberries and tie in the new shoots.
- If loganberries and raspberries have not yet been cut down and the new canes tied in, do this now.
- Bearing this in mind, garden blackberries - and indeed tayberries and loganberries - must be cut back annually for ease of picking and to keep growth within bounds.
late 19th century: from the name of John H. Logan (1841–1928), American horticulturalist, + berry.
Definition of loganberry in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan