Definition of blueberry in English:

blueberry

Syllabification: blue·ber·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌberē
 
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noun (plural blueberries)

1A hardy dwarf shrub of the heath family, with small, whitish drooping flowers and dark blue edible berries.
  • Genus Vaccinium, family Ericaceae: several North American species, including the common highbush blueberry (V. corymbosum), from which many cultivated varieties originate
More example sentences
  • Scattered shrubs include two kinds of low-growing blueberries and the dwarf live oak, which is less than a foot tall.
  • The same cultural practices may also be applied to blueberries, pieris, heather, holly and other plants that prefer acid, organic soils.
  • Some popular small trees and shrubs with birds are: blueberries, elderberries, hollies, cherries, and dogwoods.
2The small, sweet edible berry of the blueberry plant.
More example sentences
  • Sweet cherries, blueberries, and strawberries also contain anthocyanins.
  • You can pick your own blueberries without growing them.
  • Plums are the stars here as are blueberries, bilberries and blackberries.

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