cranberry tree
cranberry tree cranberry tree, cranberry-tree cranberry-tree . a deciduous thicket-forming Old World shrub ({Viburnum opulus}) with clusters of white flowers and small bright red berries. It is sometimes called {high cranberry} to distinguish it from the {marsh cranberry} or {low cranberry}.

Syn: guelder rose, European cranberrybush, European cranberry bush, crampbark, {Viburnum opulus}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • cranberry-tree — cranberry tree, cranberry tree cranberry tree . a deciduous thicket forming Old World shrub ({Viburnum opulus}) with clusters of white flowers and small bright red berries. It is sometimes called {high cranberry} to distinguish it from the {marsh …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cranberry tree — Cranberry Cran ber*ry (kr[a^]n b[e^]r*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Cranberries} ( r[i^]z). [So named from its fruit being ripe in the spring when the cranes return. Dr. Prior.] (Bot.) A red, acid berry, much used for making sauce, etc.; also, the plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cranberry tree — noun 1. deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three lobed leaves and red berries • Syn: ↑cranberry bush, ↑American cranberry bush, ↑highbush cranberry, ↑Viburnum trilobum • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • cranberry tree. — See highbush cranberry. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cranberry tree. — See highbush cranberry. [1805 15, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cranberry — Cran ber*ry (kr[a^]n b[e^]r*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Cranberries} ( r[i^]z). [So named from its fruit being ripe in the spring when the cranes return. Dr. Prior.] (Bot.) A red, acid berry, much used for making sauce, etc.; also, the plant producing it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cranberry bush — ☆ cranberry bush or cranberry tree n. a North American viburnum (Viburnum trilobum) bearing clusters of white flowers and juicy, red fruit, often used for preserves …   English World dictionary

  • cranberry bush — noun deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three lobed leaves and red berries • Syn: ↑cranberry tree, ↑American cranberry bush, ↑highbush cranberry, ↑Viburnum trilobum • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • cranberry — /kran ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. cranberries. 1. the red, acid fruit or berry of certain plants of the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V. macrocarpon (large cranberry or American cranberry) or V. oxycoccus (small cranberry or European… …   Universalium

  • 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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