huckleberry

noun huck·le·ber·ry \ ˈhə-kəl-ˌber-ē \

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

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Origin and Etymology of huckleberry

perhaps alteration of hurtleberry huckleberry


HUCKLEBERRY Defined for Kids

huckleberry

noun huck·le·ber·ry \ ˈhə-kəl-ˌber-ē \

Definition of huckleberry for Students

plural huckleberries
:a dark edible berry like a blueberry but with hard rather large seeds

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