Definition of "vaccinium" []

  • Any of the genus Vaccinium of ericaceous shrubs including the various kinds of blueberries and the true cranberries. (noun)

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Use "vaccinium" in a sentence
  • "This is one of five species of Himalayan plants which, until recently, were included in the genus vaccinium."
  • "There was no Highland heather here, but there were whole hillsides of purple red vaccinium, whose leaves were but a shade less red than its luscious grape-hued fruit."
  • "The sod in most places is exceedingly fine and silky and free from weeds and bushes; while charming flowers abound, especially gentians, dwarf daisies, potentillas, and the pink bells of dwarf vaccinium."