lingonberry


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lin·gon·ber·ry

 (lĭng′ən-bĕr′ē)
n.
1. A low creeping evergreen shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), native to northern North America and Eurasia and having drooping clusters of small white or pinkish flowers.
2. The edible red berry of this plant, used to make sauces, jams, and preserves. In both senses also called cowberry, mountain cranberry.

[Swedish lingon (from Swedish ling, lingonberry, variant of ljung, from Old Norse lyng, heather, lingonberry, perhaps of substrate origin or akin to Old Church Slavonic lǫgŭ, grove, meadow, and Russian lug + Swedish -on, suffix forming the names of berries, probably from a Proto-Germanic plural ending) + berry.]

lingonberry

(ˈlɪŋɡənˌbɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Plants) a dark red, soft berry Vaccinium vitis-idaea found on evergreen shrubs in Asia, America and Europe

moun′tain cran′berry


n.
a shrub, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, of the heath family, growing in northern regions and having tart red berries. Also called cowberry, lingonberry.
[1840–50, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lingonberry - low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berrieslingonberry - low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
lowbush cranberry, mountain cranberry, cowberry, lingonberry - tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
cranberry - any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
2.lingonberry - tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
berry - any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
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
Translations
tyttebær
puolukka
tyttebærtyttebærlyng
lingon
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