high-bush blueberry

highbush blueberry

[hahy-boosh]
noun
a spreading, bushy shrub, Vaccinium corymbosum, of eastern North America, having small, urn-shaped, white or pinkish flowers, and bluish-black edible fruit, growing about 10 feet (3 meters) high.

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism; high + bush1

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high-bush blueberry

noun
high-growing deciduous shrub of eastern North America bearing edible blueish to blackish berries with a distinct bloom; source of most cultivated blueberries 
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