bil-probably of Scandinavian originbhel-2 in Indo-European roots berry
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Bilberry Sentence Examples
Three species of rhododendron vie with each other in the brilliancy of their masses of red or pink flowers; the common juniper rises higher still, along with three species of bilberry; and several dwarf willows attain nearly to the utmost limit of vegetation.
In Britain it has a number of common names, including bilberry, whortleberry and whinberry.