[heeth-ber-ee, -buh-ree]

noun, plural heath·ber·ries.

any berry found on heaths, especially the bilberry.

Origin of heathberry

before 1000; Middle English; Old English hǣth berian (plural); see heath, berry
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noun plural -ries

any of various plants that have berry-like fruits and grow on heaths, such as the bilberry and crowberry
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