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