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blueberry

[ bloo-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈbluˌbɛr i, -bə ri /
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noun, plural blue·ber·ries.
the edible, usually bluish berry of various shrubs belonging to the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family.
any of these shrubs.
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Origin of blueberry

First recorded in 1700–10; blue + berry
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British Dictionary definitions for blueberry

blueberry
/ (ˈbluːbərɪ, -brɪ) /

noun plural -ries
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
  1. the fruit of any of these plants
  2. (as modifier)blueberry pie
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