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[bley-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈbleɪˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural blaeberries. Scot. and North England
Origin of blaeberry
late Middle English
1375-1425; late Middle English (north) blaberie. See blae, berry Unabridged
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  • They also found a small blaeberry bush growing out of a hole in a limb.
British Dictionary definitions for blaeberry


noun (pl) -ries
(Brit) another name for bilberry (sense 1), bilberry (sense 2)
Word Origin
C15: from blae + berry
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