blacksnake (def 1).
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the edible fruit of a prickly North American clambering shrub, Rubus occidentalis, resembling a raspberry in form and a blackberry in color. the plant itself.
an Old World rat, Rattus rattus, now common in the southern U.S., having a black or brown body with grayish or white underparts. Historical Examples The $100 Prize Essay on the Cultivation of the Potato; and How to Cook the Potato D. H. Compton and Pierre Blot noun a common rat, Rattus rattus: a household […]
Harlem Renaissance. a renewal and flourishing of black literary and musical culture during the years after World War I in the Harlem section of New York City. noun Examples noun
a disease of grasses, characterized by black rings surrounding the stems and blighted seeds, caused by a fungus, Balansia strangulans.