blueberry

noun
blue·​ber·​ry | \ ˈblü-ˌber-ē, -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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Skip apples, dried fruit and mangoes and opt instead for fruits lower in fructose or sorbitol, like blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi, banana, cantaloupe, pineapple and oranges. SELF, "Why This Registered Dietitian Tells (Some of) Her Patients to Avoid Kale Salads," 30 Nov. 2018 When choosing treats, pick something that’s healthy and digestible, such as apples, bananas, blueberries, and carrots. Shelby Deering, Country Living, "Ask a Country Vet: How Can I Keep My Sporting Dog Healthy and Happy?," 11 Sep. 2018 Maine, on the other hand, smells like blueberries, pine wood, and autumn hayrides. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Homesick Candles Smell Just Like Your Favorite Childhood Memories," 21 Aug. 2018 If fresh blueberries are out of season, eat frozen ones to get the same benefits. Danielle Braff, Woman's Day, "8 Ways to Stay Full Longer," 9 Nov. 2010 And with everything from pad thai with prawns to blueberry-crumble pancakes, this is also one of the best brunch places in the city. Katie Lockhart, Condé Nast Traveler, "11 Best Places For Coffee in Bangkok," 18 Oct. 2018 Blueberry-Lemonade Kombucha Pops Serves 4 Add 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries and 1 cup GT's Lemonade Kombucha (or plain kombucha and the juice of 1 lemon) to a blender and blend until smooth. Pour mixture into four 3-ounce popsicle molds. Stephanie Eckelkamp, Good Housekeeping, "These 2-Ingredient Kombucha Popsicles Will Make Your Summer," 7 Aug. 2018 The blueberry soft serve occasionally swirled with vanilla or topped with sprinkles, even once caused an uproar. Sarah Brookbank, Cincinnati.com, "Sunday is National Blue Ice Cream Day," 29 June 2018 Wrap up your long day of adventure with a cozy hot toddy, and get an antioxidant boost from the blueberries! Sunset, "6 Gourmet Backpacking Recipes for a Tasty Adventure," 22 Jan. 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 \
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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