mountain cranberry
Cowberry Cow"ber`ry (-b[e^]r`r[y^]), n.; pl. {Cowberries} (-r[i^]z). (Bot.) A species of {Vaccinium} ({Vaccinium Vitis-id[ae]a}), which bears acid red berries which are sometimes used in cookery; -- locally called {mountain cranberry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • mountain cranberry — ☆ mountain cranberry n. COWBERRY …   English World dictionary

  • mountain cranberry — paprastoji bruknė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Vaccinium vitis idaea), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Vaccinium vitis idaea angl. alpine cranberry;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • mountain cranberry — noun 1. low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries • Syn: ↑cowberry, ↑lingonberry, ↑lingenberry, ↑lingberry, ↑foxberry, ↑Vaccinium vitis idaea • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountain cranberry — a low growing shrub, Vaccinium vitis idaea, of the heath family, growing in northern regions and having tart, red, edible berries. Also called cowberry, lingonberry, lowbush cranberry. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • mountain cranberry — noun Date: 1848 a low evergreen shrub (Vaccinium vitis idaea) of the heath family that is native to north temperate uplands and has red edible berries called also lingonberry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mountain cranberry — moun′tain cran′berry n. pln a shrub, Vaccinium vitis idaea, of the heath family, growing in northern regions and having tart red berries Also called cowberry lingonberry • Etymology: 1840–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Southern Mountain Cranberry — Taxobox name = Southern Mountain Cranberry regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Vaccinium species = V. erythrocarpum binomial = Vaccinium erythrocarpum binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cranberry Glades Botanical Area — is the name of a group of five bog wetlands located in the Gauley Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest. The area is situated in the highlands of the Allegheny Mountains of Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, at an… …   Wikipedia

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