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Blueberries, definition 1

Etymology

From blue + berry.

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈbluːbəri/, SAMPA: /"blu:b@ri/
  • (WEAE): blu'bĕ"rē, /ˈblu.ˌbɛ.ri/, /"blu.%bE.ri/

Noun

Singular
blueberry

Plural
blueberries

blueberry (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. (color) A dark blue colour.
    blueberry colour:   

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Adjective

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Positive
blueberry

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  1. Containing blueberries or having the flavour of blueberries.
    blueberry pie
  2. Of a dark blue colour.

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