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cowberry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cowberry  \Cow"ber`ry\  (-b[e^]r`r[y^]),  n.;  pl  {Cowberries} 
  (-r[i^]z).  (Bot.) 
  A  species  of  {Vaccinium}  ({V.  Vitis-id[ae]a}),  which  bears 
  acid  red  berries  which  are  sometimes  used  in  cookery;  -- 
  locally  called  {mountain  cranberry}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cowberry 
  n  1:  low  evergreen  shrub  of  high  north  temperate  regions  of 
  Europe  and  Asia  and  America  bearing  red  edible  berries 
  [syn:  {mountain  cranberry},  {lingonberry},  {lingenberry}, 
  {lingberry},  {foxberry},  {Vaccinium  vitis-idaea}] 
  2:  tart  red  berries  similar  to  American  cranberries  but  smaller 
  [syn:  {lingonberry},  {mountain  cranberry},  {lowbush 
  cranberry}] 




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