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Cassis vs. Blueberry

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Cassisnoun

The blackcurrant plant, Ribes nigrum; the flavor of its berries

Blueberrynoun

(countable) An edible round berry, belonging to the cowberry group (Vaccinium sect. Cyanococcus), with flared crowns at the end, that turns blue on ripening.

Cassisnoun

A liqueur made from these berries, especially crème de cassis.

‘Cassis and soda is a popular drink.’;

Blueberrynoun

(countable) The shrub of the above-mentioned berry.

Cassisnoun

(chiefly US) A wine flavor note, suggesting the fruity and full-bodied characteristics of the fruit; mostly referred to as simply blackcurrant in the UK, where the fruit is common.

Blueberrynoun

A dark blue colour.

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Cassisnoun

a syrupy blackcurrant liqueur produced mainly in Burgundy.

Blueberryadjective

Of a dark blue colour.

Cassisnoun

a wine produced in the region of Cassis, a small town near Marseilles.

Blueberryverb

To gather or forage for blueberries.

Cassis

Cassis (French pronunciation: ​[kasi]; Occitan: Cassís) is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, whose coastline is known in English as the French Riviera, in Southern France. In 2016, it had a population of 7,265.

Blueberrynoun

The berry of several species of Vaccinium, an ericaceous genus, differing from the American huckleberries in containing numerous minute seeds instead of ten nutlets. The commonest species are Vaccinium Pennsylvanicum and Vaccinium vacillans. Vaccinium corymbosum is the tall blueberry.

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Blueberrynoun

any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries

Blueberrynoun

sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants

Blueberrynoun

a small sweet blue-black edible berry which grows in clusters on North American shrubs related to the bilberry.

Blueberrynoun

one of the dwarf shrubs that produces blueberries, some kinds being cultivated for their fruit or as ornamentals.

Blueberry

Blueberries are a widely distributed and widespread group of perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium.

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