Meaning of HUCKLEBERRY in English

/huk"euhl ber'ee/ , n. , pl. huckleberries .

1. the dark-blue or black edible berry of any of various shrubs belonging to the genus Gaylussacia of the heath family.

2. a shrub bearing such fruit.

3. blueberry (def. 1).

[ 1660-70, Amer.; perh. alter. of HURTLEBERRY ]

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