Definition of bilberry in English:

bilberry

Translate bilberry into Spanish

nounplural noun bilberries

  • 1A small dark blue edible berry.

  • 2A hardy dwarf shrub closely related to the blueberry, with red drooping flowers and dark blue edible berries.

    Genus Vaccinium, family Ericaceae: several species, including the tundra bilberry (V. uliginosum)

Pronunciation

bilberry

/ˈbilˌberē/ /ˈbɪlˌbɛri/

Origin

Late 16th century probably of Scandinavian origin; compare with Danish bøllebær.