blae·​ber·​ry | \ ˈblā-ˌber-ē How to pronounce blaeberry (audio) , -ˌb(ə-)rē \

Definition of blaeberry

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, "Why Scotland's Gin Is as Good as Its Whisky," 6 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of blaeberry

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Blaeberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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