Definition of Rubus fruticosus
1. Noun. The true blackberry of Europe as well as any of numerous varieties having sweet edible black or dark purple berries.
Terms within: Blackberry
Generic synonyms: Blackberry, Blackberry Bush
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Literary usage of Rubus fruticosus
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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"rubus fruticosus, L. The fruit Bummel-berries.— Cumb. ... Fruit of rubus fruticosus, L.— Cumb. EDS Gloss. C. 8; Westm. ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"(3) The fruits of rubus fruticosus, L., are called Brambles in Perthshire; ... With. ed. iv. Bramble, or Bramble, Cock. rubus fruticosus, L.—E. ..."
3. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"... (rubus fruticosus) Though the bramble is rather annoying with its long trailing stems and its sharp thorns, the fruit, commonly called blackberry, ..."