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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First Known Use of blueberry

1594, in the meaning defined above

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“Blueberry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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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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