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Noun: bilberry  'bil,be-ree [N. Amer], bil-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. Erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries
    - whortleberry, whinberry, blaeberry, Viccinium myrtillus
  2. Erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries
    - thin-leaved bilberry, mountain blue berry, Viccinium membranaceum
  3. Blue-black berries similar to American blueberries
    - whortleberry, European blueberry

Derived forms: bilberries

Type of: berry, blueberry, blueberry bush

Encyclopedia: Bilberry, Cornwall