from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A mat-forming, evergreen shrub (Vaccinium macrocarpon) in the heath family, native to eastern North America and widely cultivated for its tart, red, edible berries.
- noun The berries of this plant, used in sauces, jellies, relishes, and beverages.
- noun Any of several other plants in the genus Vaccinium having red berries, especially V. oxycoccos.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The fruit of several species of Vaccinium.
- noun The plant which bears this fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A red, acid berry, much used for making sauce, etc.; also, the plant producing it (several species of Vaccinum or Oxycoccus.) The
high cranberryor cranberry treeis a species of Viburnum ( Viburnum Opulus), and the other is sometimes called low cranberryor marsh cranberryto distinguish it.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
shrubbelonging to the subgenus oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium, consisting of four species.
- noun The red
berryof that shrub.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
- noun any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
We found plenty of a berry, which we called the cranberry, because they are nearly of the same colour, size, and shape.
Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal Butternut squash tortelli in cranberry-sage brown butter.
Wisconsin cranberry farmer and processor Cheryl Urban agreed big buyers can be great news, but she warned of a downside.
Made couscous boiled in cranberry juice instead of water, and that was sort of tasty.
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With a shell made entirely from recycled plastic, the CollapsiBowl comes in cranberry and midnight blue.
The cranberry is another valuable commercial plant that has been greatly affected by an insect known as the cranberry fruit worm, but by spraying, growers have been able to reduce the damage from sixty per cent. down to fourteen per cent.
The cranberry is generally grown in moist soil or peat earth; but it may be grown in beds in the common garden like the strawberry.
Today it’s raining and cold, so I’m stuck sitting at my corner table in the cafeteria with my yogurt and carrot sticks and a box of blood what I call cranberry juice in a box.
It was luscious and creamy and the tart of the cranberry was a nice contrast to the sweetness of the semi-freddo.