1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus rubus, including the raspberry and blackberry. Hence: Any rough, prickly shrub. The thorny brambles, and embracing bushes. (Shak)

2. (Science: zoology) The brambling or bramble finch.

Origin: oe. Brembil, as.brmbel, brmbel (akin to OHG. Bramal), fr. The same root as E. Broom, as. Brm. See broom.

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