blaeberry

noun

blae·​ber·​ry ˈblā-ˌber-ē How to pronounce blaeberry (audio)
-ˌb(ə-)rē
chiefly Scotland

Examples of blaeberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She's supplemented standard juniper with a trio of flavors that rely on raw materials all drawn from the farm’s own land: blueberries (called blaeberries in Scotland), kelp, and purple thistle, Scotland’s national flower. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Apr. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blaeberry was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Blaeberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blaeberry. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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