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highbush blueberry

[hahy-boo sh]
  1. 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.
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Origin of highbush blueberry

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