highbush

adjective

high·​bush ˈhī-ˈbu̇sh How to pronounce highbush (audio)
: 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, 2 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of highbush was in 1805

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“Highbush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highbush. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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