Cowberries
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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  • cowberries — cow·ber·ry || kaÊŠberi /brɪ n. tart red berries …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vaccinium Vitis-idaea — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cowberry — /kow ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. cowberries. 1. the berry or fruit of any of various shrubs, esp. Vaccinium vitis idaea, of the heath family, growing in pastures. 2. any of these shrubs. [1790 1800; COW1 + BERRY, for L vaccinium plant name (in NL …   Universalium

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