bush huckleberry


noun

a huckleberry shrub, Gaylussacia dumosa, having sticky, hairy twigs, white or pink flowers, and tasteless but edible black fruit.

Nearby words

  1. bush grass,
  2. bush hog,
  3. bush honeysuckle,
  4. bush hook,
  5. bush house,
  6. bush jacket,
  7. bush knife,
  8. bush lawyer,
  9. bush league,
  10. bush leaguer

Origin of bush huckleberry

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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