blueberry

Definitions of blueberry
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n any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries

Synonyms:
blueberry bush
Types:
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huckleberry
any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
Vaccinium arboreum, farkleberry, sparkleberry
shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries
Vaccinium angustifolium, Vaccinium pennsylvanicum, low blueberry, low-bush blueberry
low-growing deciduous shrub of northeastern North America having flowers in compact racemes and bearing sweet dark blue berries
Vaccinium ashei, rabbit-eye blueberry, rabbiteye, rabbiteye blueberry
shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry
Vaccinium caespitosum, dwarf bilberry, dwarf blueberry
low-growing tufted deciduous shrub of northern and alpine North America having pink to coral-red flowers followed by sweet blue berries
Vaccinium corymbosum, high-bush blueberry, swamp blueberry, tall bilberry
high-growing deciduous shrub of eastern North America bearing edible blueish to blackish berries with a distinct bloom; source of most cultivated blueberries
Vaccinium myrsinites, evergreen blueberry
shrub of the eastern United States having shining evergreen leaves and bluish-black fruit
Vaccinium ovatum, evergreen huckleberry
stiff bushy evergreen shrub of western North America having sour black berries and glossy green foliage used in floral arrangements
Viccinium membranaceum, bilberry, mountain blue berry, thin-leaved bilberry
erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries
Viccinium myrtillus, bilberry, blaeberry, whinberry, whortleberry
erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
Vaccinium uliginosum alpinum, bog bilberry, bog whortleberry, moor berry
an evergreen shrub with leathery leaves
Vaccinium pallidum, dryland berry, dryland blueberry
low deciduous shrub of the eastern United States bearing dark blue sweet berries
Vaccinium scoparium, grouse whortleberry, grouse-berry, grouseberry
shrub of northwestern North America bearing red berries
Vaccinium stamineum, deerberry, squaw huckleberry
small branching blueberry common in marshy areas of the eastern United States having greenish or yellowish unpalatable berries reputedly eaten by deer
Type of:
bush, shrub
a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

n sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants

Type of:
berry
any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves

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