Definition of Blueberry

1. Noun. Any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries.

2. Noun. Sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants.

Definition of Blueberry

1. n. The berry of several species of Vaccinium, an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are V. Pennsylvanicum and V. vacillans. V. corymbosum is the tall blueberry.

Definition of Blueberry

1. Noun. An edible round berry belonging to the ''cowberry'' family. (A botanically false berry.) It has flared "crowns" at the end that turn blue on ripening. ¹

2. Noun. The shrub of the above-mentioned berry. ¹

3. Noun. A dark blue colour. ¹

4. Noun. (geology) A mineral formation first identified by the Mars Exploration Rover ''Opportunity'' in 2004, so-named because of its resemblance to blueberry muffins. ''We see these strange round objects we're calling “spherules” embedded in the outcrop, like blueberries in a muffin.'' ¹

5. Adjective. Of a dark blue colour. ¹

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Definition of Blueberry

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Medical Definition of Blueberry

1. The berry of several species of Vaccinium, and ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are V. Pennsylvanicum and V. Vacillans. V. Corymbosum is the tall blueberry. Origin: Cf. Blaeberry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Blueberry

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"(31) At the end of their first year 70 per cent of the blueberry plants had laid down flowering buds for the next spring's blossoming. ..."

2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Mohr (1901)
"Low blueberry. Carolinian area. Ontario, southern New England, west to Michigan to Ohio Valley ... Economie uses: The fruit is the common blueberry. . Mohr. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"In the wild state the blueberry was originally worthier of notice than was the ... The first of these, the High-bush blueberry, or Swamp blueberry ..."

4. The White Mountains: A Guide to the Peaks, Passes, and Ravines of the White by Moses Foster Sweetser (1876)
"Owl's Head is a spur of blueberry Mt. to the SW, and is faced by a fine precipice, ... blueberry Mountain is the name given to the fine peak N. of and above ..."

5. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"blueberry LEAVES. Of the numerous species of blueberries, the common European ... European blueberry. Margin of leaf with teeth, under a lens. (MOELLER. ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"It may, and in the case of many of the blueberry Hill specimens evidently has, become more perfectly dioecious by aborting the stamens on some plants and ..."

7. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"A NEW blueberry FROM NEW YORK BY STEWART H. BURNHAM. THE species of blueberry, here described, appears to be a well-marked one growing with ..."

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