the edible, usually bluish berry of various shrubs belonging to the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family.
any of these shrubs.
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noun (pl) -ries
Also called huckleberry. any of several North American ericaceous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium, such as V. pennsylvanicum, that have blue-black edible berries with tiny seeds See also bilberry
the fruit of any of these plants
(as modifier): blueberry pie
a medium or deep sky-blue color, duller than aquamarine or azure.
the scaup duck. Historical Examples Days in the Open Lathan A. Crandall noun (US) another name for scaup
noun (NZ) an informal name for dove prion Historical Examples The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
any of several small North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having predominantly blue plumage, as the eastern S. sialis, which has a blue back and a reddish-brown breast. fairy bluebird. (usually initial capital letter) a member of Camp Fire, Inc., who is between the ages of six and eight. Contemporary Examples Emmys 2013: Connie […]