Definition of youngberry in US English:


nounPlural youngberries

  • A bramble of a variety that bears large, edible reddish-black fruit, believed to be a hybrid of a dewberry.

    • ‘Almonds, youngberries, a hint of smokiness and white pepper spices makes up a complex bouquet.’
    • ‘As youngberries are high in potassium it will assist in controlling high blood pressure.’
    • ‘Ollalieberries are slightly longer and more slender than the boysenberry and are a cross between black, logan and youngberries.’


1920s: named after B. M. Young ( fl 1905), the American horticulturalist who first raised it.