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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Two months ago, the company got approval from the liquor board for a sixth flavor: blueberry. Heidi Groover, The Seattle Times, "Washington to ‘reevaluate’ marijuana edibles, crack down on products that might appeal to kids," 5 Oct. 2018 The group’s first order of business was just to get people to call them blueberries. Rachel Wharton, New York Times, "In the Shadow of the Blueberry Titans, Smaller Growers Thrive," 2 July 2018 Use the back of a spoon to gently smash and muddle the blueberries with the honey and lemon juice. Blake Bakkila, Health.com, "3 Easy Summer Campfire Recipes Your Entire Family Will Enjoy," 22 June 2018 Or ixguá — native corn cakes — with venison sausage, roasted grapes, amaranth and dried blueberries. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Helio Basin Brewing Co. brings Arizona cuisine to Phoenix brewery, but fascinating menu feels out of place," 6 June 2018 Dior had a sweeter take on his tart topper of 1953, with cherries, blueberries, and strawberries coming to a widow’s peak between the wearer’s eyebrows. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Fruit Prints Are This Summer’s Biggest Trend—But They Have a Long History in Fashion," 30 July 2018 Like her Blueberry Blast smoothie, which blends a cup of Kefir, 1 cup of frozen blueberries and 1 teaspoon of honey. Lindsay Carlton, Fox News, "4 foods you may not realize are superfoods," 14 Mar. 2018 For example, some of her blueberries with a little ice cream. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, "No More Maybe," 12 Mar. 2018 Add a single layer of blueberries, followed by 2 tablespoons of pudding. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "King cake leftovers? Make bread pudding, trifle and cake pops," 6 Feb. 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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