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black huckleberry

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noun
a low eastern North American shrub, Gaylussacia baccata, of the heath family, having yellowish-green leaves with resinous dots on the underside, clustered orange-red flowers, and shiny, black, edible fruit.
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Also called highbush huckleberry.

Origin of black huckleberry

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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