2. [syn: blackberry, blackberry bush]
1. pick or gather blackberries;
- Example: "The children went blackberrying"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blackberry \Black"ber*ry\ (bl[a^]k"b[e^]r*r[y^]), n. [OE.
blakberye, AS. bl[ae]cberie; bl[ae]c black + berie berry.]
The fruit of several species of bramble (Rubus); also, the
plant itself. Rubus fruticosus is the blackberry of
England; Rubus villosus and Rubus Canadensis are the high
blackberry and low blackberry of the United States. There are
also other kinds.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate
fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
2: bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that
usually do not separate from the receptacle [syn:
blackberry, blackberry bush]
v 1: pick or gather blackberries; "The children went