Preiselbeere

Rote Beeren Viburnum Sommermorgen.

Vaccinium oxycoccos

Synonyme:
Man Yue Mei
Cranberry (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Adapted in the 1640s from Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German Kraanbeere, from Kraan m, which means and is cognate to crane + Beere f, which means and is cognate to berry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɹænb(ə)ɹɪ/

Noun

cranberry (plural cranberries)

  1. A shrub belonging to the section Vaccinium sect. Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.
  2. The edible red berry of that shrub.
  3. An intense red colour, like that of a cranberry

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