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DefinedMeaning talk:blackberry (541771)

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This definition is far too vague to specify the desired group of plants, since the Genus Rubus contains many a berry that falls outside the current range of translations, such as raspberry. It should imho at least be expanded with a mention of the thorns/brambles that are the "common denominator" of the various species, or possibly be narrowed to "the subgenus Rubus of the genus Rubus". However, I have been away from OmegaWiki for so long now, that I am no longer certain how this type of cases are handled, I am therefore hesitant to modify the given Definition. Please inform me *smile*--Sannab 05:32, 17 January 2009 (EST)

Well, at least in French, it seems [1] that "ronce" is a generic term for "any plant of the genus Rubus". It seems that "bramble" in English [2] has the same generic meaning. However, you are right about blackberry, it is too specific, and should be not indicated as a translation at all (or would be indicated with with the box identical-meaning unchecked if we have no exact translation to indicate).
Therefore, I delete "blackberry". --Kipcool 13:43, 17 January 2009 (EST)