blueberry

noun
blue·​ber·​ry | \ ˈblü-ˌber-ē How to pronounce blueberry (audio) , -ˌbe-rē, -b(ə-)rē\

Definition of blueberry

: the edible blue or blackish berry of any of several North American plants (genus Vaccinium) of the heath family also : a low or tall shrub producing these berries

Examples of blueberry in a Sentence

a pie made with blueberries

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Forget vinegar altogether: Combine 4 cups each of water and frozen blueberries in a bowl. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Make Your Own Natural Easter Egg Dyes with Everyday Ingredients," 7 Mar. 2019 One of the sweetest moments from last night came when Reverend Hawley gave an upset Randall the diner's last blueberry pie on New Year's Eve. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "The Best 'This Is Us' Recap of Episode 10 From Season 3," 16 Jan. 2019 Makeup artist Ellie Addis has earned the official approval of social media for her makeup recreation of Violet Beauregarde's infamous blueberry scene. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Makeup Artist Created Halloween Makeup Inspired by “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”," 21 Sep. 2018 Some of the sample dishes sound straight out of a Venice Beach diet: wild caught prawn ceviche and lavosh, seared organic chicken and zucchini pappardelle, lemon angel food cake with blueberry topping. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "The World's Longest Flight May Also Be the World's Longest Spa Treatment," 17 Aug. 2018 For dessert, nothing beats fresh blueberry cobbler with vanilla ice cream. Heidi Mitchell, House Beautiful, "This Lake Michigan House Was Built With Summertime In Mind," 16 Aug. 2018 Therefore, the proximity of at least two blueberry plants is required. Stan Davidson, Sun-Sentinel.com, "With patience, blueberries can be grown in containers," 10 July 2018 Ina has a video of herself decorating the sponge sheet cake with buttercream frosting, raspberries, and blueberries on Instagram. Olivia Harrison, refinery29.com, "Watch Ina Garten Decorate Her Favorite 4th Of July Cake," 28 June 2018 During the summer, try things that are in season like blueberries, raspberries, cherries, and stone fruit like peaches, plums, and apricots. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "Recipes Everyone Is Making this Summer, According to Pinterest," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of blueberry

1594, in the meaning defined above

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blueberry

noun

English Language Learners Definition of blueberry

: a small round fruit with blue, purple, or blackish skin

blueberry

noun
blue·​ber·​ry | \ ˈblü-ˌber-ē How to pronounce blueberry (audio) \
plural blueberries

Kids Definition of blueberry

: a sweet blue or blackish berry that grows on a bush and has many small soft seeds

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