Definition of blueberry in English:

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blueberry

Pronunciation: /ˈbluːb(ə)ri/

noun (plural blueberries)

1A small sweet blue-black edible berry which grows in clusters on North American shrubs related to the bilberry.
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.
2One of the dwarf shrubs that produces blueberries, some kinds being cultivated for their fruit or as ornamentals.
  • Genus Vaccinium, family Ericaceae: several species
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.

Words that rhyme with blueberry

dewberry

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Line breaks: blue|berry

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