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lowbush cranberries (cranberry)

lowbush cranberries is a plural form of lowbush cranberry

lowbush cranberry (cranberry)


a low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe, Asia, and America bearing red edible berries


plant noun (plants and fungi)


lowbush cranberries

Original source:

Princeton WordNet



All senses of lowbush cranberries...

Definition references  (+images)


Vaccinium vitis-idaea [species] | lingonberry | cowberry

a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere from Eurasia to North America. In the past it was seldom cultivated, but fruit was commonly collected in... (41 of 1383 words, 7 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Vaccinium vitis-idaea

American Heritage Dictionary:

cowberry | lingberry | lingonberry | mountain cranberry | Vaccinium vitis-idaea [species, sense-specific]

A low creeping evergreen shrub, native to northern parts of North America ... | The edible red berry of this plant, used to make sauces, jams, and ... (26 of 71 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)



mountain cranberry | lingonberry | Vaccinium vitis-idaea [species]

a low evergreen shrub of the heath family that is native to north temperate uplands and has red edible berries (20 of 39 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mountain cranberry

New World Dictionary:

cowberry | cowberries [plural] | lingonberries [United States] | lingonberry [United States] | mountain cranberry [United States] | Vaccinium vitis-idaea [species, sense-specific]

a low creeping shrub of the heath family, with white or pink flowers and dark-red, acid berries | its berry (19 of 25 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)



lingonberry | lingonberries [plural] | lingberries [plural] | lingberry [plural] | lingenberries [plural] | lingenberry [plural] | lowbush cranberry [synonym, sense-specific] | mountain bilberry [synonym, sense-specific] | mountain cranberry [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

A berry-bearing shrub, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, native to the cool temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere. | The berry of this shrub. (20 of 42 words, 2 definitions, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

lingonberry | foxberry [synonym] | bearberry [synonym]

a dark red, soft berry found on evergreen shrubs in Asia, America and Europe (14 of 280 words, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

cowberry | cowberries [plural] | foxberry | foxberries [plural] | Vaccinium vitis-idaea [species]

the berry or fruit of any of various shrubs, especially "Vaccinium vitis-idaea", of the heath family, growing in pastures. | any of these shrubs. (23 of 33 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

mountain cranberry | mountain cranberries [plural] | cowberry [synonym, sense-specific] | lingonberry [synonym, sense-specific]

Syllabification: (moun·tain cran·ber·ry) Entry from United States Dictionary | a low-growing evergreen dwarf shrub of the heath family that bears dark ... (20 of 74 words, 4 definitions)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

lingonberry [plant]

small creeping plant of the heath family, related to the blueberry and cranberry. Also known as cowberry, foxberry, and mountain or rock cranberry, ... (23 of 62 words, 1 image)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

madder | Rubia tinctorum [species] | bedstraw | bluet | Cape jasmine | gardenia | innocence | partridgeberry | quaker-ladies

common name for the Rubiaceae, a family of chiefly tropical and subtropical trees, shrubs, and herbs, especially abundant in northern South America. ... (22 of 394 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

cranberry [countable] | cranberries [plural]

a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush (10 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:


a small round red fruit with a sour taste (9 of 14 words, pronunciations)


Encarta Dictionary:

cowberry | cowberries [plural] | mountain cranberry [plants] | lingonberry [botany] | lingonberries [botany, plural] | red whortleberry [plants]

a small red fruit with a smooth skin and a tart taste | a creeping flowering bush that produces cowberries. Native to: northern temperate areas. Latin ... (25 of 48 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861600967​/definition​.html  [offline]

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