Definition of blueberry in English:


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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.
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    • 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
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    • 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.

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