crakeberry
Crowberry Crow`ber`ry (kr?"b?r`r?), n. (Bot.) A heathlike plant of the genus {Empetrum}, and its fruit, a black, scarcely edible berry; -- also called {crakeberry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Crakeberry — Crake ber ry ( b?r r?), n. (Bot.) See {Crowberry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crakeberry — noun The crowberry …   Wiktionary

  • crakeberry — ˈ ̷ ̷ see berry noun Etymology: crake (I) + berry : crowberry 1a * * * crakeˈberry noun Crowberry • • • Main Entry: ↑crake …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crowberry — Crow ber ry (kr? b?r r?), n. (Bot.) A heathlike plant of the genus {Empetrum}, and its fruit, a black, scarcely edible berry; also called {crakeberry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crowberry — /kroh ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. crowberries. 1. the black or reddish berry of a heathlike, evergreen shrub, Empetrum nigrum, of northern regions. 2. the plant itself. 3. any of certain other fruits or the plants bearing similar berries, as the… …   Universalium

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