blaeberry

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Related to blaeberries: whortleberry, Winberry

blaeberry

(ˈbleɪbərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Plants) Brit another name for bilberry1, bilberry2
[C15: from blae + berry]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blaeberry - erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berriesblaeberry - 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
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blaeberry

[ˈbleɪbərɪ] Narándano m
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Bilberries, known as jagody in Poland, fraughan in Ireland, and whortleberries or blaeberries in the United Kingdom, grow wild across northern Europe, where they're used in summer desserts, folk remedies, and natural dyeing.
He explained: "We know that blaeberries - which come from the same family as blueberries - are naturally very high in a chemical substance called 'polyphenols'.
After washing up after this meal, Mam would set to and bake apple, plum, bilberry, bramble and bacon and egg pies, the bilberries, or blaeberries as Mam sometimes called them, and brambles being picked by the family during the summer on excursions to Eston Hills or Great Ayton.