Definition of wineberry in English:

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wineberry

Pronunciation: /ˈwīnˌberē/

noun (plural wineberries)

1A bristly deciduous shrub native to China and Japan, producing scarlet berries used in cooking.
  • Rubus phoenicolasius, family Rosaceae.
Example sentences
  • East of the School of Forestry is what Peter terms a West Coast garden with rimu, kanuka, mountain beech, coprosma, nikau, wineberry, native fuchsia, pohutukawa, and ferns.
  • Other than giant forest trees, you'll find abundant barberry, winged Euonymus, Oriental bittersweet, Japanese wineberry, and shrub and vine honeysuckles.
  • Like other brambles in its genus, wineberry forms a clump of arching canes that may reach nine feet in length.
1.1The fruit of the wineberry bush.
Example sentences
  • Blueberries and wineberries ripen in July and red raspberries are available beginning in August.
  • Look for wineberries in thickets, fields, edges of woods or trails, in moist soil throughout the northeast.
  • Picking season begins June 15 with black raspberries first, then blackberries, blueberries and wineberries ripen next.

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Syllabification: wine·ber·ry

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