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."