noun, plural whor·tle·ber·ries.
Origin of whortleberry
Examples from the Web for whortleberry
Historical Examples of whortleberry
He then took one grain of corn, also one of whortleberry, and put them in the pot.The Indian Fairy Book
Humblebee and whortleberry for people that say Woos-ses-ter and Nor-wich.The Poet at the Breakfast Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Raspberry, blackberry and whortleberry may be made the same.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)
Mrs. F.L. Gillette
They grow on low shrubs not higher than the whortleberry bush.
Then I darted back to Cairo, in a taxi driven by a Nubian youth, so black that he was almost blue, like a whortleberry.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for whortleberry
1570s, southwestern England variant of hurtleberry (see huckleberry).