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bil·ber·ry

 (bĭl′bĕr′ē)
n.
1.
a. A low-growing deciduous shrub (Vaccinium myrtillus) of the heath family native to Eurasia and western North America, having edible bluish-black berries borne singly or in pairs, used for making jams, jellies, and juice and for medicinal purposes.
b. Any of several similar plants of the genus Vaccinium.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

[bil-, probably of Scandinavian origin; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + berry.]
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bilberry

(ˈbɪlbərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any of several ericaceous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium, having edible blue or blackish berries. See also blueberry
2. (Plants)
a. the fruit of any of these plants
b. (as modifier): bilberry pie.
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish böllebær, from bölle bilberry + bær berry]
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bil•ber•ry

(ˈbɪlˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a low-growing blueberry shrub, Vaccinium myrtillus, common on heaths of Great Britain and N Europe.
2. its blue-black berry.
Also called whortleberry.
[1570–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bilberry - erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berriesbilberry - erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
European blueberry, whortleberry, bilberry - blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
blueberry, blueberry bush - any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
2.bilberry - erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berriesbilberry - erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries
blueberry, blueberry bush - any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
3.bilberry - blue-black berries similar to American blueberriesbilberry - blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
bilberry, blaeberry, Viccinium myrtillus, whinberry, whortleberry - erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
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Translations
عِنَبيَّة بريَّه
borůvkabrusinka
blåbær
mustikka
fekete áfonya
mėlynė
mellenajsmellene
čučoriedka
dağ mersini

bilberry

[ˈbɪlbərɪ] Narándano m
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bilberry

[ˈbɪlbəri] nmyrtille f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bilberry

nHeidelbeere f, → Blaubeere f
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bilberry

[ˈbɪlbrɪ] nmirtillo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bilberry

(ˈbilbəri) plural bilberries noun
a dark-blue berry; the bush it grows on.
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bilberry

n (bot) mirtilo, (tipo de) arándano
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