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whor·tle·ber·ry

 (wûrt′l-bĕr′ē, hwûrt′-)
n.
1. Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium of the heath family having edible blue, black, or red berries, especially the bilberry.
2. The fruit of any of these plants.

[Dialectal variant of hurtleberry, from Middle English hurtilbery, ultimately from Old English *horte, whortleberry (attested in pl. hortan).]
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whortleberry

(ˈwɜːtəlˌbɛrɪ) or

whortle

n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) Also called : huckleberry, hurt (dialect) or whort a small Eurasian ericaceous shrub, Vaccinium myrtillus, greenish-pink flowers and edible sweet blackish berries
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this shrub
3. (Plants) bog whortleberry a related plant, V. uliginosum, of mountain regions, having pink flowers and black fruits
[C16: southwestern English dialect form of hurtleberry; of unknown origin]
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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.whortleberry - erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berrieswhortleberry - 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.whortleberry - blue-black berries similar to American blueberrieswhortleberry - 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

whortleberry

[ˈwɜːtlˌbərɪ] Narándano m
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whortleberry

nHeidelbeere f, → Blaubeere f (dial)
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Request Sample Report- https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=2081 Global Vaccinium myrtillus Market Overview Vaccinium myrtillus, commonly known as wimberry, bilberry, European blueberry or whortleberry, is a species of shrubs with blue color edible fruit of high medicinal values.
Bilberry is also known as "European wild blueberry" and "Whortleberry." Bilberry grows in forest undergrowth, generally in mountainous areas in North America and Northern and Central Europe.
Joan and Randy Walker, owners of the Walker Farm at Whortleberry Hill in New Braintree, have attended planning meetings, filled out the questionnaire, and are among those who would benefit from CMRPC findings.
These foods include blueberries, bilberry, whortleberry, lingonberry, cowberry, and huckleberry.
(Caucasian Whortleberry) is a plant found in northern forests of Iran and commonly known as "Qaraqat." The fruits (berries) of this plant are rich in anthocyanins [16].
Foraging by moose (Alces alces) reduced cover of whortleberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), which lowered soil moisture and altered composition of carabid beetle communities (Melis et al., 2007).
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Of course, closely related to the American huckleberry is our own whortleberry (blueberry, blaeberry, bilberry), all splendid words in their own way.
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