There are words for dried grapes and dried plums; raisins and prunes. Is there a word for dried blueberries, which is also common as a fruit?

As an example,

I am having _________, which are dried blueberries.

  • 5
    Nope. You'll just have to coin blaisins to go with craisins.
    – stevesliva
    Oct 7, 2015 at 5:42
  • @stevesliva how do I coin my own word?!
    – TanMath
    Oct 7, 2015 at 5:46
  • 2
    Not English: bakwasataizatal is the Abenaki word.
    – JEL
    Oct 7, 2015 at 8:27
  • 1
    If Grapes seem to drop the G and keep the ra... and affix isons; then by that logic it should be Luisons.
    – Dave
    Feb 15, 2019 at 23:39
  • Dried blueberries are common? Really? I don’t think I’ve ever seen dried blueberries in my life – I hadn’t even considered the possibility of their existence before reading this question! Feb 16, 2019 at 1:54

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Wikipedia says

Nearly half of the dried fruits sold are raisins, followed by dates, prunes, figs, apricots, peaches, apples and pears. These are referred to as "conventional" or "traditional" dried fruits: fruits that have been dried in the sun or in heated wind tunnel dryers. Many fruits such as cranberries, blueberries, cherries, strawberries and mango are infused with a sweetener (e.g. sucrose syrup) prior to drying.

Note there is no word for dried apricots, peaches, figs, apples or pears. Likewise there is no word for dried blueberries.

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