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.

Exact synonyms: True Blackberry
Terms within: Blackberry
Generic synonyms: Blackberry, Blackberry Bush

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubus Fruticosus

Rubik's cubists
Rubin test
Rubix cube
Rubner's laws of growth
Rubner's test
Rubus australis
Rubus caesius
Rubus canadensis
Rubus chamaemorus
Rubus cissoides
Rubus cuneifolius
Rubus flagellaris
Rubus fruticosus (current term)
Rubus hispidus
Rubus idaeus
Rubus idaeus strigosus
Rubus loganobaccus
Rubus occidentalis
Rubus odoratus
Rubus parviflorus
Rubus phoenicolasius
Rubus saxatilis
Rubus spectabilis
Rubus strigosus
Rubus trivialis
Rubus ursinus
Rubus ursinus loganobaccus

Literary usage of Rubus fruticosus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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