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cran·ber·ry

 (krăn′bĕr′ē)
n.
1. A mat-forming, evergreen shrub (Vaccinium macrocarpon) in the heath family, native to eastern North America and widely cultivated for its tart, red, edible berries.
2. The berries of this plant, used in sauces, jellies, relishes, and beverages.
3. Any of several other plants in the genus Vaccinium having red berries, especially V. oxycoccos.

[Partial translation of Low German Kraansbere, Kraanbere, any of several European cranberry species, literally "crane-berry" (probably from the resemblance of the flower of the European species Vaccinium oxycoccus to the head and neck of a crane) : Kraan, crane (from Middle Low German kran; see gerə- in Indo-European roots) + bere, berry.]

cranberry

(ˈkrænbərɪ; -brɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) any of several trailing ericaceous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium, such as the European V. oxycoccus, that bear sour edible red berries
2. (Cookery) the berry of this plant, used to make sauce or jelly
[C17: from Low German kraanbere, from kraan crane + bere berry]

cran•ber•ry

(ˈkrænˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the sour red berry of certain plants belonging to the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V.macrocarpon or V.oxycoccos, used esp. to make a sauce, relish, or juice.
2. the plant itself, growing wild in bogs or cultivated in acid soils, esp. in the northeastern U.S.
[1640–50, Amer.; < Low German kraanbere]

cranberry

- First crane berry, so named because the plant grows on a stalk that looks like a crane's neck.
See also related terms for stalk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cranberry - any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberriescranberry - any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
genus Vaccinium, Vaccinium - evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries
European cranberry, small cranberry, Vaccinium oxycoccus - small red-fruited trailing cranberry of Arctic and cool regions of the northern hemisphere
cowberry, foxberry, lingberry, lingenberry, lingonberry, mountain cranberry, Vaccinium vitis-idaea - low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.cranberry - very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
cranberry sauce - sauce made of cranberries and sugar
berry - a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
Translations
brusinka
tranebær
karpalo
brusnica
áfonya
クランベリー
크란베리
brusnica
tranbär
ลูกแครนเบอรี่
cây nam việt quất

cranberry

[ˈkrænbərɪ]
A. Narándano m
B. CPD cranberry sauce Nsalsa f de arándanos

cranberry

[ˈkrænbəri] n (= fruit) → canneberge fcranberry juice njus m de cannebergescranberry sauce nsauce f à la canneberge

cranberry

nPreiselbeere f, → Kronsbeere f; cranberry saucePreiselbeersoße f

cranberry

[ˈkrænbrɪ] nmirtillo

cranberry

نَوْع مِنْ التُّوت بَرّيّ brusinka tranebær Preiselbeere κράνα arándano karpalo canneberge brusnica mirtillo rosso クランベリー 크란베리 cranberry tranebær żurawina arando, uva-dos-montes клюква tranbär ลูกแครนเบอรี่ kırmızı yaban mersini cây nam việt quất 越橘

cranberry

n arándano (rojo); — juice jugo de arándano(s)
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