blueberry

noun blue·ber·ry \ ˈblü-ˌber-ē , -ˌbe-rē , -b(ə-)rē \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

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

  1. a pie made with blueberries

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First Known Use of blueberry

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BLUEBERRY Defined for English Language Learners

blueberry

Definition of blueberry for English Language Learners

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


BLUEBERRY Defined for Kids

blueberry

noun blue·ber·ry \ ˈblü-ˌber-ē \

Definition of blueberry for Students

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


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