loganberry


loganberry

loganberry [loh-guh n-ber-ee] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun, plural lo·gan·ber·ries. the large, dark-red, acid fruit of a plant, Rubus ursinus loganobaccus. the plant itself. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of loganberry 1890–95, Americanism; named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American horticulturist who first bred it; see berry Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for loganberry Historical Examples of loganberry

  • The Loganberry, for instance, is said to be a cross between a Raspberry and a Bramble.

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  • Baked apricot roll, blackberry roll, huckleberry roll, or loganberry roll.

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  • Mix one quart of loganberry juice, one quart of water, one pound of sugar, and the juice of two lemons.

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  • Adair MacKenzie was feeling somewhat talkative after his long refreshing drink of loganberry juice.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for loganberry loganberry noun plural -ries a trailing prickly hybrid rosaceous plant, Rubus loganobaccus, cultivated for its edible fruit: probably a hybrid between an American blackberry and a raspberry

    1. the purplish-red acid fruit of this plant
    2. (as modifier)loganberry pie

    Word Origin for loganberry C19: named after James H. Logan (1841–1928), American judge and horticulturist who first grew it (1881) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for loganberry n.

    1893, American English, named for U.S. horticulturalist James H. Logan (1841-1928), who developed it by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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