Definitions for huckleberryˈhʌk əlˌbɛr i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
huck•le•ber•ryˈhʌk əlˌbɛr i(n.)(pl.)-ries.
the dark blue or black edible berry of any of various shrubs belonging to the genus Gaylussacia of the heath family.
a shrub bearing such fruit.
Ref: blueberry (def. 1). 1
Origin of huckleberry:
1660–70, Amer.; perh. alter. of earlier hurtleberrywhortleberry
any of various dark-fruited as distinguished from blue-fruited blueberries
any of several shrubs of the genus Gaylussacia bearing small berries resembling blueberries
blue-black berry similar to blueberries and bilberries of the eastern United States
A small round fruit of a dark blue or red color of several plants in the related genera Vaccinium and Gaylussacia.
A shrub growing this fruit.
A small amount, as in the phrase huckleberry above a persimmon.
the edible black or dark blue fruit of several species of the American genus Gaylussacia, shrubs nearly related to the blueberries (Vaccinium), and formerly confused with them. The commonest huckelberry comes from G. resinosa
the shrub that bears the berries. Called also whortleberry