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Noun: cowberry  'kaw,be-ree [N. Amer], kaw-bu-ree [Brit]
  1. Low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
    - mountain cranberry, lingonberry, lingenberry [non-standard], lingberry, foxberry, Vaccinium vitis-idaea
  2. Tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
    - lingonberry, mountain cranberry, lowbush cranberry

Derived forms: cowberries

Type of: berry, cranberry

Encyclopedia: Cowberry