WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
boy•sen•ber•ry /ˈbɔɪzənˌbɛri, -sən-/USA pronunciation   n.[countable]pl.  -ries. 
  1. Plant Biologya fruit like a blackberry with a flavor similar to that of a raspberry:boysenberry jam.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
boy•sen•ber•ry  (boizən ber′ē, -sən-),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ries. 
  1. Plant Biologya blackberrylike fruit with a flavor similar to that of raspberries, developed by crossing various plants of the genus Rubus.
  • named after R. Boysen, 20th-century American botanist, who bred it 1930–35


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

boysenberry /ˈbɔɪzənbərɪ/ n ( pl -ries)
  1. a type of bramble: a hybrid of the loganberry and various blackberries and raspberries
  2. the large red edible fruit of this plant
Etymology: 20th Century: named after Rudolph Boysen, American botanist who developed it



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