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]
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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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Translations

blaeberry

[ˈbleɪbərɪ] Narándano m
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Here, Ian reminds me of my botanical quest and we pick Scots pine needles and note where to return for blaeberries later in the year.
Blaeberries (also known as bilberries), nettles, gorse, lemon verbena, spruce, and pineapple sage all get a look in.
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.