cranberry bush


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cranberry bush

n.
A North American shrub (Viburnum opulus var. americanum) having three-lobed leaves, broad clusters of white flowers, and scarlet fruit. Also called cranberry tree, highbush cranberry.

cranberry bush

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cranberry tree

n
(Plants) a North American caprifoliaceous shrub or small tree, Viburnum trilobum, producing acid red fruit

high′bush cran′berry


n.
a viburnum shrub, Viburnumtrilobum, with broad clusters of white flowers and edible scarlet berries. Also called cranberry bush .
[1795–1805, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cranberry bush - deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berriescranberry bush - deciduous North American shrub or small tree having three-lobed leaves and red berries
genus Viburnum, Viburnum - deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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For gardeners who would like to grow cranberries but don't want the hassle, I recommend a plant that can be grown in all but the southernmost regions of the country Viburnum trilobum, or American cranberry bush viburnum, is tough, durable, attractive and produces berries.