huckleberry

Definitions of huckleberry
  1. noun
    any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries
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    types:
    Gaylussacia baccata, black huckleberry
    low shrub of the eastern United States bearing shiny black edible fruit; best known of the huckleberries
    Gaylussacia frondosa, dangle-berry, dangleberry
    huckleberry of the eastern United States with pink flowers and sweet blue fruit
    Gaylussacia brachycera, box huckleberry
    creeping evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small shiny boxlike leaves and flavorless berries
    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
  2. noun
    any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
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    type of:
    blueberry, blueberry bush
    any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
  3. noun
    blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States
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    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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