Definitions for crowberryˈkroʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crow•ber•ryˈkroʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. a low evergreen shrub, Empetrum nigrum, of the crowberry family, bearing an edible black berry.

    Category: Plants

  2. the berry itself.

    Category: Plants

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crowberry(noun)

    a low evergreen shrub with small purple flowers and black berrylike fruit


  1. crowberry(Noun)

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

  2. crowberry(Noun)

    Empetrum nigrum; a species of crowberry

  3. crowberry(Noun)

    A fruit of such plant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crowberry(noun)

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


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