highbush

adjective
high·​bush | \ ˈhī-ˈbu̇sh How to pronounce highbush (audio) \

Definition of highbush

: forming a notably tall or erect bush also : borne on a highbush plant

Examples of highbush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web White made taming the Northern highbush berries in her woods her life’s work, and made American agricultural history in the process. Rachel Wharton, New York Times, "In the Shadow of the Blueberry Titans, Smaller Growers Thrive," 2 July 2018 White made taming the Northern highbush berries in her woods her life’s work, and made American agricultural history in the process. Rachel Wharton, New York Times, "In the Shadow of the Blueberry Titans, Smaller Growers Thrive," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of highbush

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Highbush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highbush. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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