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Blackberry vs. Boysenberry

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Main Difference

The main difference between Blackberry and Boysenberry is that the Blackberry is a fruit of Rubus subg. Rubus and Boysenberry is a cross between a European Raspberry (Rubus idaeus), a Common Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus), an American Dewberry (Rubus aboriginum) and a Loganberry (Rubus × loganobaccus).

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  • Blackberry (noun)

    A fruit-bearing shrub of the species Rubus fruticosus and some hybrids.

  • Blackberry (noun)

    The soft fruit borne by this shrub, formed of a black (when ripe) cluster of drupelets.

  • Blackberry (noun)

    The blackcurrant.

  • Blackberry (verb)

    To blackberries.

  • Boysenberry (noun)

    A hybrid berry created from crossing blackberry, red raspberry, and loganberry.

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  • Blackberry (noun)

    The fruit of several species of bramble (Rubus); also, the plant itself. Rubus fruticosus is the blackberry of England; Rubus villosus and Rubus Canadensis are the high blackberry and low blackberry of the United States. There are also other kinds.

  • Boysenberry (noun)

    a cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red fruit with a raspberrylike flavor.

  • Boysenberry (noun)

    a large raspberry-flavored bramble fruit; a cross between blackberries and raspberries.

Webster Dictionary
  • Blackberry (noun)

    large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus

  • Blackberry (noun)

    bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle

  • Blackberry (verb)

    pick or gather blackberries;

    "The children went blackberrying"

  • Boysenberry (noun)

    cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red fruit with a flavor resembling raspberries

  • Boysenberry (noun)

    large raspberry-flavored fruit; cross between blackberries and raspberries

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