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  • n. Plural form of bilberry.

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Examples

  • We’ve had, apart from strawberries, as many and more than we can eat of raspberries and bilberries.

    Work Camp 1203 L

  • Harry our cook has made jam of the strawberries, and bottled two big jars of the bilberries.

    Work Camp 1203 L

  • These breaks were a welcome change from the routine forestry work, and a few days later we joined some of the villagers to collect bilberries.

    Work Camp 934 L

  • The lower end is a silver birch wood, with a light canopy allowing ferns and bilberries to thrive; their autumn fruits make delicious pies.

    Country diary: Allendale, Northumberland

  • Young birds have even been snatching bilberries from the rims of the camouflaged butts whose repair – neat drystone walling topped with turf and the shiny leaves of the bilberry shrubs – has been the other main concern of Mitchison's long, high-season days.

    Oh what a glorious day it is – except for the grouse

  • The very bilberries which I used to pick testify to the force of the winds.

    A seasonal lament

  • In among the bracken were wild bilberries, similar to blueberries.

    Land of my fathers (and mothers)

  • Low altitude wetter areas such as Sphagnum bogs support Sphagnum moss with cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccus, bilberries and cloudberries.

    Virgin Komi Forests, Russian Federation

  • Similar to blueberries and bilberries, cranberry contains anthocyanidins, natural antibiotics.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • The heath was full of bilberries and whimberries; but they were only in flower yet, for it was June.

    The Water Babies

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