bilberry vs whinberry what difference

what is difference between bilberry and whinberry

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

Probably of North Germanic origin (Danish bøllebær), from Old Norse bolli (Proto-Germanic *bullǭ) + ber.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪlb(ə)ɹɪ/

Noun

bilberry (plural bilberries)

  1. Vaccinium myrtillus, the wild European blueberry of the cowberry family.
  2. The shrub of the above-mentioned plant.

Translations

Also see the translations of blueberry

References

  • “bilberry”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.


English

Etymology

whin +‎ berry

Noun

whinberry (plural whinberries)

  1. The bilberry.

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