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
Recent Examples of blueberry from the Web
Harvest time for blueberries, which are native to North America, is from early June through early August.
Breakfast includes blueberry or chocolate pancakes, along with sausage, coffee and juice.
The Debutant ($10) was a refreshing and appropriately light blend of gin and Cointreau with blueberry syrup and rhubarb bitters.
While the blueberry does perhaps dominate, the cocktail was made for a mid-afternoon lunch on the patio.
There, Conway picked blueberries during the summer to make extra money.
Wild blueberries are a Maine tradition on par with lobsters and lighthouses, but prices to farmers have plunged from nearly a dollar a pound (0.45 kilogram) in 2011 to around 25 to 30 cents per pound (0.45 kilogram) last year.
The newspaper reports that the loss, combined with a blow to this year’s blueberry crop, could mean a $300 million hit to farmers.
Located at 6 Roosevelt Road, Ironwood Brewing opened for business in August 2013, according to its website, which also states that local ingredients used in the brewing process have included blueberries, cherries, honey and hops.
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First Known Use of blueberry
BLUEBERRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blueberry for English Language Learners
: a small round fruit with blue, purple, or blackish skin
BLUEBERRY Defined for Kids
Definition of blueberry for Students
: a sweet blue or blackish berry that grows on a bush and has many small soft seeds
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