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veitchberry

Line breaks: veitch|berry
Pronunciation: /ˈviːtʃb(ə)ri
 
, -bɛri/

Definition of veitchberry in English:

noun (plural veitchberries)

1A bushy plant that is a hybrid of a raspberry and a blackberry, first produced in 1925.
  • Rubus inermis × idaeus, family Rosaceae
1.1The edible fruit of the veitchberry, which resembles a mulberry.

Origin

1920s: from Veitch, the surname of a family of nurserymen, + berry.

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