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bilberry

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bil=ber=ry

CIDE DICTIONARY

bilberryn. [Cf. Dan. böllebær bilberry, where bölle is perh. akin to E. ball.].
  •  The European whortleberry (Vaccinium myrtillus); also, its edible bluish black fruit.  [1913 Webster]
    "There pinch the maids as blue as bilberry."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any similar plant or its fruit; esp., in America, the species Vaccinium myrtilloides, Vaccinium cæspitosum and Vaccinium uliginosum.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bilberry, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a hardy dwarf shrub, Vaccinium myrtillus, of N. Europe, growing on heaths and mountains, and having red drooping flowers and dark blue berries.
2 the small blue edible berry of this species.
3 any of various shrubs of the genus Vaccinium having dark blue berries.

Etymology
orig. uncert.: cf. Da. b{ouml}lleb{aelig}r

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