A branch of huckleberries.
A bowl of blue huckleberries also called dangleberries.
huckleberry definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. huckleberries
- any of a genus (Gaylussacia) of plants of the heath family, having dark-blue berries with ten large seeds
- the fruit of any of these shrubs
- loosely a blueberry
Origin: probably altered ; from hurtleberry
huckleberry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Any of various New World shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia, related to the blueberries and bearing edible fruit.
- The glossy, blackish, many-seeded berry of these plants.
Origin: Probably alteration of hurtleberry, whortleberry; see whortleberry.