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whortleberrymore about whortleberry


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Whortleberry  \Whor"tle*ber`ry\,  n.  [AS.  wyrtil  a  small  shrub 
  (dim.  of  wyrt  wort)  +  E.  berry.  See  {Wort},  and  cf 
  {Huckleberry},  {Hurtleberry}.]  (Bot.) 
  a  In  England,  the  fruit  of  {Vaccinium  Myrtillus};  also  the 
  plant  itself  See  {Bilberry},  1. 
  b  The  fruit  of  several  shrubby  plants  of  the  genus 
  {Gaylussacia};  also  any  one  of  these  plants.  See 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  erect  European  blueberry  having  solitary  flowers  and 
  blue-black  berries  [syn:  {bilberry},  {whinberry},  {blaeberry}, 
  {Viccinium  myrtillus}] 
  2:  blue-black  berries  similar  to  American  blueberries  [syn:  {bilberry}, 
  {European  blueberry}] 

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