highbush blueberry

[ hahy-boo sh ]
/ ˈhaɪˌbʊʃ /

noun

a spreading, bushy shrub, Vaccinium corymbosum, of eastern North America, having small, urn-shaped, white or pinkish flowers, and bluish-black edible fruit, growing about 10 feet (3 meters) high.

Nearby words

  1. highbinder,
  2. highborn,
  3. highboy,
  4. highbred,
  5. highbrow,
  6. highbush cranberry,
  7. highbush huckleberry,
  8. highchair,
  9. highdaddy,
  10. higher

Origin of highbush blueberry

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15; high + bush1

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