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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. salmonberries
- a tall, spineless raspberry (Rubus spectabilis) of the W coast of North America, having salmon-colored or reddish, edible fruit
- its fruit
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Any of several prickly shrubs of the genus Rubus, especially R. spectabilis of western North America, having trifoliate leaves and fragrant reddish flowers.
- The edible salmon-colored, raspberrylike fruit of this plant.