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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceae — shrubs including the cranberry, blueberry, bilberry or whortleberry, cowberry or lingonberry, and huckleberry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of ericaceous shrubs including the various kinds of blueberries and the true cranberries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gamopetalous plants, type of the order Yacciniaceæ and of the tribe Euvaccinieæ; the blueberries.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries
From Latin vaccīnium ("the blueberry"). (Wiktionary)