Definition of roebuckberry in US English:

roebuckberry

noun

English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • The fruit of a herbaceous species of Rubus, especially that of the stone bramble, R. saxatilis.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Pennant (1726–1798), naturalist, traveller, and writer. From roebuck + berry, with reference to the fondness for the fruit attributed to roebucks.

Pronunciation

roebuckberry

/ˈrəʊbʌkb(ə)ri/