lowbush blueberry


variants or less commonly low blueberry
: any of several low-growing North American blueberries that are usually considered to constitute a single highly variable species (Vaccinium angustifolium), have narrow serrulate leaves and sweet bluish black fruit with a heavy light blue bloom, and commonly form very large colonies by means of stolons
: the fruit of a lowbush blueberry

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of lowbush blueberry was in 1867

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“Lowbush blueberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowbush%20blueberry. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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