black huckleberry

noun

Definition of black huckleberry

1 : a rather low shrub (Gaylussacia baccata) of eastern North America that produces a shining black somewhat acid drupe and that is the best known of the huckleberries
2 : the fruit of the black huckleberry broadly : any huckleberry black in color — compare dangleberry

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“Black huckleberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20huckleberry. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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