Definition of Mountain cranberry

1. Noun. Low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries.




2. Noun. Tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Cranberry

mountain birch
mountain blacksnake
mountain bladder fern
mountain blue berry
mountain boarding
mountain box
mountain building
mountain buzzard
mountain buzzards
mountain chain
mountain chinchilla
mountain clematis
mountain climber
mountain climbing
mountain clubmoss
mountain cranberry (current term)
mountain daisy
mountain devil
mountain disease
mountain ebony
mountain everlasting
mountain fern
mountain fetterbush
mountain fever
mountain four o'clock
mountain goat
mountain goats
mountain gorilla
mountain gorillas
mountain grape

Literary usage of Mountain cranberry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"There were several large beds of mountain cranberry on the summit with an ... Mr. JM Macoun says: "The fruit of the mountain cranberry is considered of no ..."

2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"For the last fifteen or twenty rods the ground between the rocks is pretty thickly clothed or carpeted with mountain cranberry and Potentilla tridentata, ..."

3. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"The mountain cranberry has practically the same macroscopic structure as the cultivated species, but is much smaller. HISTOLOGY. ..."

4. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"The mountain cranberry is one oí those plants which since the glacial period has returned apparently unchanged to its northern home ; and is found in ..."

5. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"Labrador-tea (Ledum groenlandicum), bog blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), and mountain-cranberry (V. vitis-idaea). The moss layer varies from patchy to ..."

6. In Audubon's Labrador by Charles Wendell Townsend (1918)
"... or wineberry, was used for various berries from which wine was made, particularly the mountain cranberry. He has gathered a great deal of evidence in ..."

7. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"There were several large beds of mountain cranberry on the summit with an ... Mr. JM Macoun says: "The fruit of the mountain cranberry is considered of no ..."

8. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"For the last fifteen or twenty rods the ground between the rocks is pretty thickly clothed or carpeted with mountain cranberry and Potentilla tridentata, ..."

9. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"The mountain cranberry has practically the same macroscopic structure as the cultivated species, but is much smaller. HISTOLOGY. ..."

10. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"The mountain cranberry is one oí those plants which since the glacial period has returned apparently unchanged to its northern home ; and is found in ..."

11. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"Labrador-tea (Ledum groenlandicum), bog blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), and mountain-cranberry (V. vitis-idaea). The moss layer varies from patchy to ..."

12. In Audubon's Labrador by Charles Wendell Townsend (1918)
"... or wineberry, was used for various berries from which wine was made, particularly the mountain cranberry. He has gathered a great deal of evidence in ..."

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