Definition of huckleberry
1 : any of a genus (Gaylussacia) of American shrubs of the heath family; also : the edible dark blue to black usually acid berry (especially of G. baccata) with 10 nutlets
2 : blueberry
Recent Examples of huckleberry from the Web
Among the berries discussed were mulberries, wild strawberries, blackberries, black raspberries, wineberries, blueberries, huckleberries, and elderberries.
The Jackalope combines antelope rabbit and pork sausage, huckleberry compote, sriracha aioli and cheddar.
The woods thin to a mix of alder interspersed with big Douglas firs and red huckleberry.
If the weather is nice, you’ll be treated to some stellar views of Mount Rainier, glassy lakes and huckleberry picking.
After some huckleberry sorbet dusted with fennel pollen, most of the guests departed, and Reider and the return customer contemplated all that had changed.
Saddle Peak Lodge will serve a three-course, $68 prix-fixe menu ($45 for children age 12 and younger) that includes eggs Benedict; banana and huckleberry bread pudding; and quiche.
Pick huckleberries on site for your breakfast pancakes, and hunt for dinner plate-sized king bolete (porcini) mushrooms for your stroganoff dinner.
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Origin and Etymology of huckleberry
perhaps alteration of hurtleberry huckleberry
First Known Use: 1670See Words from the same year
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Definition of huckleberry for Students
: a dark edible berry like a blueberry but with hard rather large seeds
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