Meaning of HUCKLEBERRY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈhə-kəl-ˌber-ē ]


Etymology: perhaps alteration of hurtleberry huckleberry

Date: 1670

1. : any of a genus ( Gaylussacia ) of American shrubs of the heath family ; also : the edible dark blue to black usually acid berry (especially of G. baccata ) with 10 nutlets

2. : blueberry

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