lowbush blueberry

variants: or less commonly low blueberry

Definition of lowbush blueberry

1 : 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
2 : the fruit of a lowbush blueberry

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First Known Use of lowbush blueberry

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lowbush blueberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowbush%20blueberry. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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