highbush blueberry

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high·bush blueberry

1. An erect deciduous shrub (Vaccinium corymbosum) in the heath family, native to eastern North America and widely cultivated for its edible blue or blue-black berries.
2. Any of several similar plants in the genus Vaccinium.

[From the height of the shrub and its upright growth habit in comparison to some other blueberry species.]

high′bush blue′berry

a spreading, bushy blueberry shrub, Vaccinium corymbosum, with bluish black berries: the source of most cultivated blueberries.
[1910–15, Amer.]
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