noun Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish bilberry

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  • Blaeberry — Bl[ae] ber*ry, n. [Bl[ae] + berry; akin to Icel bl[=a]ber, Sw. bl?b[ a]r, D. blaab[ae]r. Cf. {Blueberry}.] The bilberry. [North of Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blaeberry — /blay ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. blaeberries. Scot. and North Eng. whortleberry. [1375 1425; late ME (north) blaberie. See BLAE, BERRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • blaeberry — noun The bilberry …   Wiktionary

  • blaeberry — Cleveland Dialect List the common bilberry …   English dialects glossary

  • blaeberry — blae·ber·ry || bleɪbÉ™rɪ n. type of small blue black berries …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blaeberry — [ bleɪb(ə)ri, bɛri] noun (plural blaeberries) Scottish and northern English term for bilberry. Origin ME: from dialect blae blackish blue …   English new terms dictionary

  • blaeberry — blae·ber·ry …   English syllables

  • blaeberry — /ˈbleɪbəri/ (say blaybuhree) noun (plural blaeberries) → bilberry. {Middle English blaberie; from Old English blæ blue + berry} …   Australian English dictionary

  • blaeberry — n. (pl. ies) Brit. = BILBERRY. Etymology: ME f. blae (Sc. and N.Engl. dial. f. ME blo f. ON blaacuter f. Gmc: see BLUE(1)) + BERRY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blaeberry Falls — is a waterfall on the lower Blaeberry River in the Columbia Country area of the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia, Canada. It is more usually known locally as Thompson Falls, after the explorer David Thompson. It is located approximately 7 km… …   Wikipedia

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