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Meaning of "bilberry" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BILBERRY

Probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish böllebær, from bölle bilberry + bærberry.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BILBERRY

bilberry  [ˈbɪlbərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BILBERRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bilberry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BILBERRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bilberry

Bilberry is any of several Eurasian species of low-growing shrubs in the genus Vaccinium, bearing edible, nearly black berries. The species most often referred to is Vaccinium myrtillus L., but there are several other closely related species. Bilberries are distinct from blueberries but closely related to them.

Definition of bilberry in the English dictionary

The definition of bilberry in the dictionary is the fruit of any of these plants.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BILBERRY


angleberry
ˈæŋɡəlbərɪ
blackberry
ˈblækbərɪ
Bloomsbury
ˈbluːmzbərɪ
blueberry
ˈbluːbərɪ
bribery
ˈbraɪbərɪ
Burberry
ˈbɜːbərɪ
Cadbury
ˈkædbərɪ
candleberry
ˈkændəlbərɪ
canterbury
ˈkæntəbərɪ
cranberry
ˈkrænbərɪ
Glastonbury
ˈɡlæstənbərɪ
mulberry
ˈmʌlbərɪ
Newbury
ˈnjuːbərɪ
raspberry
ˈrɑːzbərɪ
robbery
ˈrɒbərɪ
Salisbury
ˈsɔːlzbərɪ
Shrewsbury
ˈʃrəʊzbərɪ
strawberry
ˈstrɔːbərɪ
Sudbury
ˈsʌdbərɪ
tilbury
ˈtɪlbərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BILBERRY

bilabiate
bilander
bilateral
bilateral symmetry
bilateral trade
bilateralism
bilaterally
bilayer
Bilbao
bilberries
bilbies
bilbo
bilboes
bilby
Bildungsroman
bile
bile duct
bile stone
bilection
bilestone

WORDS THAT END LIKE BILBERRY

barberry
bayberry
bearberry
berry
cherry
chinaberry
crackberry
dewberry
dingleberry
elderberry
gooseberry
hackberry
holly berry
huckleberry
Juneberry
lingonberry
loganberry
serviceberry
sugarberry
white mulberry
wineberry

Synonyms and antonyms of bilberry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bilberry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BILBERRY

Find out the translation of bilberry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bilberry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bilberry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

越桔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arándano
570 millions of speakers

English

bilberry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ब्लूबेरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

черника
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mirtilo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিলবেরী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

myrtille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bilberry
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Heidelbeere
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ビルベリー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

귤 나무속
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bilberry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây nham lê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவுரிநெல்லி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दंडुका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yabanmersini
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mirtillo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

borówka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чорниця
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

afine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μύρτιλλο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bosbessen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

blåbär
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

blåbær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bilberry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BILBERRY»

The term «bilberry» is regularly used and occupies the 81.006 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BILBERRY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bilberry» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bilberry» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bilberry

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BILBERRY»

Discover the use of bilberry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bilberry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bilberry: natural enhancement for visual and cardiovascular ...
In this booklet, Rita Elkins, M.H., examines how bilberry, long used in folk medicine, is now legitimately viewed by modern researchers as effective in helping to treat caridovascular and visual disorders.
Rita Elkins, 1998
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Hardy's Early Poetry: Romanticism Through a "dark Bilberry Eye"
Hardy's Early Poetry deserves attention by anyone who is interested in understanding the full richness and complexity of Hardy's work.
James Persoon, 2000
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Adventures of Bilberry Thurland
tion from those who had observed the prisoners on the roads, as induced them to apprehend, as parties in the same offence, the woman Mrs. Thurland, and a boy, of whom she professed herself the mother, called Bilberry. William Snoars, Esq.
Charles Hooton, 1836
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Cellular Uptake and Actions of Bilberry Anthocyanins in ...
Inflammation and oxidative stress play a significant role in the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Paul Everett Milbury (Jr), 2006
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Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine
Anthocyanins have demonstrated an affinity for the pigmented epithelium of the retina in vitro.24 Bilberry hastened the regeneration of rhodopsin (visual purple) in vitro and in vivo after injection.25 Senescence-accelerated OXYS rats were ...
Kerry Bone, Simon Mills, 2013
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There's More Leaves on the Tree
I cannot forget my deceased Aunt Luemmer Horn who believed in the unity of the family and therefore became the founder of the Bilberry-Horn Family Reunion in 1982. I give special thanks to my Aunt Loeast Watkins, who gave me the video ...
Charles Bilberry, 2011
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Ainsworth's magazine: a miscellany of romance, general ...
Thank God, I shan't hear anything now about my blunder as regarded John's civility." Mr. Bilberry's eyes, immediately on his arising in the morning, fell on those two dreary books — "Balaam's Bottomless Pit," and "Ephraim's Everlasting Woe.
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Ainsworth's Magazine
Thank God, I shan't hear anything now about my blunder as regarded John's civility." Mr. Bilberry's eyes, immediately on his arising in the morning, fell on those two dreary books — "Balaam's Bottomless Pit," and "Ephraim's Everlasting Woe.
William Harrison Ainsworth, 1849
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75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden
I. 37. Huckleberry. (Bilberry). |. Vaccinium. sp. /. Gaylussacia. sp. According to The Guinness Book of Records, the world's oldest living thing is a "box huckleberry" in Perry County, Pennsylvania, a single plant spreading underground for almost ...
Jack Staub, 2009
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine
LIFE OF BILBERRY THl It has been our good fortune to fall in with a singularly racy story, under the above title. It is a kind of Beggar's Bush, Beggar's Opera, or prose Jolly Beggars, with much of the painful minuteness of Crabbe, the same ...
William Tait, Mrs. Christian Isobel Johnstone, 1835

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BILBERRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bilberry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Digley Reservoir walk is glorious
The path drops to its head, which is the embankment of Bilberry Reservoir. Back in 1852 a cloudburst on the moors burst this dam and a torrent ... «Keighley News, Jul 15»
2
Where to enjoy rituals and traditions of Ivana Kupala holiday
The guests will be offered Ukrainian varenyky with bilberry and tarragon, roast veal stewed in cream and lots of Mediterranean snacks. «Kyiv Post, Jul 15»
3
Rare breed of butterfly gets a new home in Exmoor National park
... where it breeds on common cow-wheat found growing in association with young bilberry plants. Both of these plants are found in abundance ... «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»
4
Discover the hydroquinone market - global size, share, industry …
These substitutes include products like arbutin, azelaic acid, bilberry extract, kojic acid, lemon, licorice extract, malic acid, vitamin C among ... «WhaTech, Jul 15»
5
Journeyman Distillery celebrates fourth anniversary
Their Bilberry Black Hearts Gin makes even the gin haters of the world seek it out at craft spirit bars and liquor stores around the country. «South Bend Tribune, Jul 15»
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The Incredible Stopover - An Incredible Trip With My Incredible Dad
... with homemade muesli made with honey roasted oats, blueberry meringue, crispy white chocolate and liquorice, served with bilberry juice, ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
7
EU helps Georgia develop its Non-Timber Forest Products sector
... mulberry, pomegranate, crab-apple, almonds, sweetbrier, raspberries, currants, bilberry, blackberry, capers, bamboo, asparagus, mushroom, ... «Agenda.ge, Jun 15»
8
The dawn chorus reaches its peak with the final summer arrivals
Fruit-bearing plants, red currant and black currant, were observed and the first flowers were appearing on the bilberry. Grasses included tall ... «Northumberland Gazette, Jun 15»
9
Superfruit flavours line
Other super fruits in the line include: Acai Berry, Avocado, Aronia Berry, Bilberry, Black Currant, Blueberry, Coconut Water, Cranberry, Dragon ... «Confectionery Production, Jun 15»
10
Twisted oaks and tales on the trail of Devon's pygmy forest
Higher plants including bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) have gained a foothold in the branches by anchoring themselves among mosses. «Financial Times, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bilberry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bilberry>. Oct 2020 ».
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