Definition of Crowberry

1. Noun. A low evergreen shrub with small purple flowers and black berrylike fruit.

Group relationships: Empetrum, Genus Empetrum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Crowberry

1. n. A heathlike plant of the genus Empetrum, and its fruit, a black, scarcely edible berry; - - also called crakeberry.

Definition of Crowberry

1. Noun. ''Empetrum''; a small genus of dwarf evergreen shrubs that bear edible fruit. ¹

2. Noun. ''Empetrum nigrum''; a species of crowberry ¹

3. Noun. A fruit of such plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crowberry

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crowberry

crow corn
crow eater
crow eaters
crow garlic
crow pheasant
crow scarer
crow scarers
crow step
crowbait
crowbar
crowbar hotel
crowbarred
crowbarring
crowbars
crowberries
crowberry (current term)
crowberry family
crowd
crowd-pleaser
crowd-pleasers
crowd-poisoning
crowd-poisonings
crowd art
crowd catch
crowd control
crowd out
crowd surfer
crowd surfers
crowd surfing
crowd together

Literary usage of Crowberry

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"crowberry FAMILY. 1827. Low evergreen shrubs, with small narrow nearly sessile exstipulate leaves jointed to short pulvini, channeled on the lower side by ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"The crowberry is the badge of the clan M'Lean. a. 2. E. RU'BRUM L. The red-fruited crowberry. Identification. Willd. Sp. PI., 4. p. 713.; Lindl. Bot. ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"mumm. joss, the plants are very slow in their growth. The crowberry is the badge of the clan M'Lean. n. 2. E. RU'BRUM L. The red/ra/W crowberry. ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"E. NI'GHUM L. The black crowberry, ... The crowberry is the badge of the clan M'Lean. «. 2. E. RU'BRUM L. The red-fruited crowberry. Identification. ..."

5. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"Red-brown Broom crowberry. March Corema: from Greek for a broom, ... In general, as the crowberry grows from one root, its cushiony clumps are high in the ..."

6. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1889)
"with small trimerous unisexual flowers, the fruit a small crowberry (Empetrum ... The berries of the crowberry are nearly black, surround the branches in ..."

7. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"Br. Fl. p. 431.— they vegetate, and «OM- «. n-Bmm. sow. the plants are very slow in their growth. The crowberry is the badge of the clan M'Lean. «. 2. ..."

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