Definition of Blueberry bush
1. Noun. Any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries.
Group relationships: Genus Vaccinium, Vaccinium
Specialized synonyms: Huckleberry, Farkleberry, Sparkleberry, Vaccinium Arboreum, Low Blueberry, Low-bush Blueberry, Vaccinium Angustifolium, Vaccinium Pennsylvanicum, Rabbit-eye Blueberry, Rabbiteye, Rabbiteye Blueberry, Vaccinium Ashei, Dwarf Bilberry, Dwarf Blueberry, Vaccinium Caespitosum, High-bush Blueberry, Swamp Blueberry, Tall Bilberry, Vaccinium Corymbosum, Evergreen Blueberry, Vaccinium Myrsinites, Evergreen Huckleberry, Vaccinium Ovatum, Bilberry, Mountain Blue Berry, Thin-leaved Bilberry, Viccinium Membranaceum, Bilberry, Blaeberry, Viccinium Myrtillus, Whinberry, Whortleberry, Bog Bilberry, Bog Whortleberry, Moor Berry, Vaccinium Uliginosum Alpinum, Dryland Berry, Dryland Blueberry, Vaccinium Pallidum, Grouse Whortleberry, Grouse-berry, Grouseberry, Vaccinium Scoparium, Deerberry, Squaw Huckleberry, Vaccinium Stamineum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Blueberry bush
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Indian (Uh-nish-in-na-ba) by Elijah Middlebrook Haines (1888)
"... blueberry bush. Mus keeg o bug goan—Labrador tea, (swamp leaves) one of the most esteemed of the products of cold and swampy regions; used in decoction ..."
2. A Boy on a Farm: At Work and at Play by Jacob Abbott (1903)
"It was a large blueberry bush covered with fine, ripe blueberries. ... Jonas rode on to carry the blueberry bush to the other carriage, but presently he ..."
3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"In a high blueberry bush, on the Poplar Hill-side, four feet from ground, a catbird's nest with four eggs, forty feet high up the hill. ..."
4. A Naturalist in the Great Lakes Region by Elliot Rowland Downing (1922)
"... huckleberry, blueberry, bush honeysuckle. The conspicuous herbaceous flowering plants are equally characteristic; the spider- wort, bastard toadflax, ..."
5. At the North of Bearcamp Water: Chronicles of a Stroller in New England from by Frank Bolles (1893)
"... of mayflower there grows an eccentric blueberry bush, which bears pale pink and white berries very sweet to the taste, but which never grow blue. ..."