- the edible, usually bluish berry of various shrubs belonging to the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family.
- any of these shrubs.
Origin of blueberry
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Besides, the cook had just made some blueberry pies and they were extra tasty.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin
"Blueberry," repeated Nick sternly, and looked her in the eye.Gigolo
"We've got more sandwiches here," Bert said to the blueberry boy.
But, take it all in all, the Bobbseys had a fine time on Blueberry Island.
"That's what they have," said Blueberry Tom, who was with the other pickers.
- Also called: huckleberry any of several North American ericaceous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium, such as V. pennsylvanicum, that have blue-black edible berries with tiny seedsSee also bilberry
- the fruit of any of these plants
- (as modifier)blueberry pie
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Word Origin and History for blueberry
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