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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Loaded with blackberry, blueberry and dark chocolate. Andy Perdue, The Seattle Times, "DeLille Cellars’ 2015 Harrison Hill is Andy Perdue’s Wine of the Year," 26 Oct. 2018 In small saucepan, combine blueberries and syrup and cook on low until heated through, about 5 minutes; keep warm. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Sheet Pan Pancake with Blueberry Syrup," 17 Aug. 2018 Lunch is usually a smoothie made from Greek yogurt, kale, blueberries and strawberries. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "No Ocean Is No Problem For This Vermont Stand-Up Paddleboarder," 21 July 2018 The Majik takes its color cue from blueberries and E3Live; The Pines tempers the peppery anti-inflammatory roots turmeric and ginger with pineapple, mango, and coconut milk. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "Meet the NYC Detox Shop Where Cryotherapy and CBD-Infused Smoothies Are on the Menu," 11 July 2018 Wegmans donated syrup, ShopRite donated blueberries and chocolate chips, Box Hill Pizzeria donated orange juice and Suburban Propane donated fuel for the grills, according to the Allens. David Anderson, The Aegis, "Family entertainment abounds in Bel Air on July 4," 4 July 2018 Funnel cake at Mimi's Cafe Courtesy of Mimi's Cafe Mimi's Cafe The chain will offer a free funnel cake dusted with powdered sugar and topped with fresh strawberry slices, blueberries and whipped cream. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "DFW restaurants get patriotic with red-white-and-blue creations for July 4," 29 June 2018 When are tart cherries, blueberries and raspberries ready to harvest? Kevin Ambrose, Washington Post, "It’s a June thing: Cherries, blueberries and raspberries are all ripe right now," 28 June 2018 His garden consisted of huge blueberry and raspberry bushes, and every summer, neighbors would look forward to baskets of fresh berries. Anne M. Hamilton, courant.com, "Extraordinary Life: An Old-School Chemist And Do-It-Yourself Advocate," 3 June 2018

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First Known Use of blueberry

1594, in the meaning defined above

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More Definitions for blueberry

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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