Complete Definition of "blueberry"

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Etymology
From blue + berry.

Pronunciation
(RP): IPA|/ˈbluːbəri/, SAMPA|/"blu:[email protected]/
(WEAE): blu'bĕ"rē, /ˈblu.ˌbɛ.ri/, /<tt>"blu.%bE.ri</tt>/

Noun
en-noun|blueberries

  1. An edible round berry belonging to the cowberry family. (A botanically false berry.) It has flared "crowns" at the end that turn blue on ripening.
  2. The shrub of the above-mentioned berry.
  3. colour A dark blue colour.

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Translations
trans-top|fruit
Albanian: boronicë f
Bosnian: borovnica f
Chinese: 蓝莓 / 藍莓 (lán méi)
Croatian: borovnica f
Czech: borůvka f
Estonian: mustikas
Finnish: mustikka
French: myrtille f, bleuet m (Canada)
German: Blaubeere f, Heidelbeere f
Hebrew: he-translation|אוכמניה|ukhmaniá f, he-translation|אוכמניות|ukhmaniyót f|p
Hindi: नीलबदरी (nīlabadarī), ब्लूबेरी (blūbērī)
Hungarian: áfonya
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Italian: mirtillo m
Japanese: ブルーベリー (burūberii)
Portuguese: mirtilo m
Romanian: afină f
Russian: голубика f
Scottish Gaelic: braoileag f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: боровница f
:Latin: borovnica f
Slovene: borovnica f
Spanish: arándano m mora azul f
Swedish: blåbär n
Tamil: அவுரிநெல்லி, avurinelli
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trans-top|plant
Bosnian: borovnica f
Finnish: mustikka, mustikkapensas
French: myrtille f
German: Blaubeere f
Hebrew: he-translation|אוכמניות|ukhmaniyót f|p
Italian: mirtillo m
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Romanian: afin m
Russian: голубика f
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: боровница f
:Latin: borovnica f
Slovene: borovnica f
Swedish: blåbär n
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Adjective
blueberry (no compar or superl)

  1. Containing blueberries or having the flavour of blueberries.

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  1. Of a dark blue colour.

Translations

trans-top|containing blueberries or having the flavour of blueberries
Finnish: mustikka- prefix, mustikanmakuinen
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Russian: голубичный
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trans-top|of a dark blue colour
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Derived terms
highbush blueberry
lowbush blueberry
wild blueberry
cultivated blueberry

Related terms
berry

See also
bilberry
ericaceous
whortleberry
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Category:Berries
Category:Blues
Category:Colors

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