bramble

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbræmbəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbræmbəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brambəl)

Inflections of 'bramble' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
brambles
v 3rd person singular
brambling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
brambled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
brambled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bram•ble /ˈbræmbəl/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Plant Biologya prickly shrub of the rose family.
  2. Plant Biologyany rough, prickly shrub.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bram•ble  (brambəl),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -bled, -bling. 
n. 
  1. Plant Biologyany prickly shrub belonging to the genus Rubus, of the rose family.
  2. British Termsthe common blackberry.
  3. Plant Biologyany rough, prickly shrub, as the dog rose.

v.i. 
  1. British Termsto look for and gather wild blackberries;
    pick blackberries from the vine.
  • bef. 1000; Middle English; Old English bræmbel, variant of brǣmel, equivalent. to brǣm- (cognate with Dutch braam broom) + -el noun, nominal suffix

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bramble /ˈbræmbəl/ n
  1. any of various prickly herbaceous plants or shrubs of the rosaceous genus Rubus, esp the blackberry
  2. Scot a blackberry
  3. any of several similar and related shrubs
Etymology: Old English brǣmbel; related to Old Saxon brāmal, Old High German brāmo

ˈbrambly adj
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