Definition of tayberry in English:

tayberry

noun

  • A dark red soft fruit produced by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry.

    • ‘Uncooked tayberries are great in fruit salads and tarts.’
    • ‘There was a short-lived fashion for Worcesterberries about ten years ago when they were unconvincingly touted as a rival for brambles or tayberries.’
    • ‘Add the lemon juice and pour through a sieve into six tall, elegant glasses with five or six tayberries, raspberries, brambles or strawberries in each.’
    • ‘You could also add raspberries, loganberries, blueberries, tayberries and blackberries.’
    • ‘Blackberries and raspberries are often crossed to give varieties such as the loganberry and tayberry.’

Origin

Named after the River Tay in Scotland, near where it was introduced in 1977.

Pronunciation

tayberry

/ˈteɪb(ə)ri/