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Bilberry

Bilberry

Origin: cf. Dan. Bollebaer bilberry, where bolle is perh. Akin to E. Ball.

1. (Science: botany) The European whortleberry (vaccinium myrtillus); also, its edible bluish black fruit. There pinch the maids as blue as bilberry. (Shak)

2. (Science: botany) Any similar plant or its fruit; especially, in America, the species vaccinium myrtilloides, v. Caespitosum and v. Uliginosum.


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