Bilberry



the fruit of several shrubby species of the genus Vaccinium.
Historical Examples

Berry And Co. Dornford Yates
In the West Country Francis A. Knight
A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories William Long
The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series Richard South
Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume 28 Various
Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
Vagabondia Frances Hodgson Burnett
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 440 Various

noun (pl) -ries
any of several ericaceous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium, having edible blue or blackish berries See also blueberry

the fruit of any of these plants
(as modifier): bilberry pie

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