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.
- IPA(key): /ˈkɹænb(ə)ɹɪ/
cranberry (plural cranberries)
- A shrub belonging to the section Vaccinium sect. Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium.
- The edible red berry of that shrub.
- An intense red colour, like that of a cranberry