Meaning of whortleberry

whor•tle•ber•ry

Pronunciation: (hwûr'tl-ber"ē, wûr'-), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the edible black berry of a Eurasian shrub, Vaccinium myrtillus, of the heath family.
  2. the shrub itself.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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