cranberry bush
noun Date: 1778 highbush cranberry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 bush — cran′berry bush n. pln highbush cranberry • Etymology: 1770–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • cranberry bush — 1. See highbush cranberry. 2. See guelder rose. [1770 80, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • European cranberry bush — noun deciduous thicket forming Old World shrub with clusters of white flowers and small bright red berries • Syn: ↑guelder rose, ↑European cranberrybush, ↑crampbark, ↑cranberry tree, ↑Viburnum opulus • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bus …   Useful english dictionary

  • American cranberry-bush — paprastojo putino amerikinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putininių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Viburnum opulus var. americanum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • European cranberry-bush — paprastasis putinas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putininių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Viburnum opulus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 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 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

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