Definition of thimbleberry in English:


Syllabification: thim·ble·ber·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈTHimbəlˌberē

noun (plural thimbleberries)

  • A North American blackberry or raspberry with thimble-shaped fruit.
    • Genus Rubus, family Rosaceae: several species, including R. parviflorus, which has white flowers and juicy, somewhat tasteless fruit
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    • 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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