noun, plural whor·tle·ber·ries.
Origin of whortleberry
Examples from the Web for whortleberry
The baked sweet apple and whortleberry seem to be least objectionable.Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages|William Andrus Alcott
A few minutes later, having invaded the privacy of "Whortleberry Villa," he was relentlessly prodding a bundle of waterproofs.
These girls without baskets such as the bilberry and whortleberry pickers, and raspberry gatherers had to carry.The Children of Alsace|Ren Bazin
They grow on low shrubs not higher than the whortleberry bush.
In a cottage some way up the hill we ate clotted cream and whortleberry jam.Field and Hedgerow|Richard Jefferies
British Dictionary definitions for whortleberry
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for whortleberry
Word Origin and History for whortleberry
1570s, southwestern England variant of hurtleberry (see huckleberry).