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  • noun Plural form of crowberry.


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  • Besides this best of all Norse wild fruits, the fjelds produce many excellent berries, such as crowberries, whortleberries, marsh whortleberries, bearberries, dewberries, cranberries, and others.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway

  • Important news just in from Iceland Review:It seems as if blueberries and crowberries will ripen unusually early in Iceland this year due to a warm May.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • It looks to be a fine year for berries, yes; whortleberries, crowberries, and fintocks.

    A Wanderer Plays on Muted Strings

  • They gathered strawberries, cranberries, crowberries, wild currants, black and red, the cloudberry and the delicious arctic raspberry which tastes of pineapple.

    Days of the Discoverers

  • Before long the first specimens of black crowberries and "old woman's switches" (dwarf birch trees) were seen; and with that the procession was up over the crest of the mountain side.

    Lisbeth Longfrock

  • It looks to be a fine year for berries, yes; whortleberries, crowberries, and fintocks.


  • "I don't mind these crowberries a bit," said the youngster, and went on eating harder than ever.

    Folk Tales Every Child Should Know

  • That made him angry; he got up and took his big club and struck the ground with it, asking them if they wanted to take the food out of his mouth, and what they meant by blowing crowberries at him with those pea-shooters of theirs.

    Folk Tales Every Child Should Know

  • It was amongst their small stems that the coveted bilberries grew, in company with cranberries and crowberries, and dwarf junipers.

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood

  • Besides these delicacies, there was a pudding, or dessert, of preserved crowberries, mixed with "chyle" from the maw of the reindeer, with train oil for sauce.

    Red Rooney The Last of the Crew


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