hindberry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *hindberie, from Old English hindberie, hindberġe, hindberiġe, equivalent to hind +‎ berry. Compare Dutch hennebes, hinnebes, German Himbeere, Danish hindbær.

Noun[edit]

hindberry ‎(plural hindberries)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) The raspberry.
    • 1834, The Hobart Town Magazine (volume 2, page 323)
      [] they made considerable progress in the art of embalming the wild fruits of their native land, so that they might command cranberries and hindberries at all times and seasons.