Definitions for vaccinium

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Vaccinium, genus Vaccinium(noun)

    evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries


  1. vaccinium(Noun)

    Any of the genus Vaccinium of ericaceous shrubs including the various kinds of blueberries and the true cranberries.

  2. Origin: From the genus name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaccinium(noun)

    a genus of ericaceous shrubs including the various kinds of blueberries and the true cranberries

  2. Origin: [L., the blueberry, or whortleberry.]


  1. Vaccinium

    Vaccinium is a genus of shrubs or dwarf shrubs in the plant Family Ericaceae. The fruit of many species are eaten by humans and some are of commercial importance, including the cranberry, blueberry, bilberry or whortleberry, lingonberry or cowberry, and huckleberry. Like many other ericaceous plants, they are generally restricted to acidic soils.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vaccinium

    A plant genus of the family ERICACEAE known for species with edible fruits.


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