cloudberry

noun
cloud·​ber·​ry | \ ˈklau̇d-ˌber-ē How to pronounce cloudberry (audio) , -ˌbe-rē \

Definition of cloudberry

: a creeping herbaceous raspberry (Rubus chamaemorus) of north temperate regions also : its pale amber-colored edible fruit

Examples of cloudberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Southwards, the coast yields to low stands of dwarf birch and willow, sphagnum bogs of arctic cotton grass, pitcher plants, blueberries, lingonberries, and cloudberries. Juliana Hanle, Scientific American, "The Fight for the Reindeer," 18 Nov. 2019 Don’t miss the chance to go for a hike in one of the country’s national parks: July is when berry-picking season begins, and the hedgerows burst with bilberries and cloudberries. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Places to Visit in July," 29 May 2019 Daisy Love — the fragrance — is much more complex; in addition to the cloudberries, the floral-meets-gourmand scent features notes of petals from the daisy tree, and a dry down of driftwood and cashmere musks. Marci Robin, Allure, "Marc Jacobs Beauty Launches Enamored Lip Gloss Inspired by the New Daisy Love Fragrance," 8 Aug. 2018 Pantzar’s Finns seem to spend much of their free time frolicking in forests gathering wild mushroom and berries— cloudberries presumably among them. Eve Macsweeney, Vogue, "Get Your Sisu On: Katja Pantzar Tells Us How To Get Happy, Healthy, and Hardy— The Finnish Way," 11 June 2018 The new perfume, Daisy Love, smells like cloudberry, daisies, and driftwood. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "Behind the Scenes of Kaia Gerber’s Latest Marc Jacobs Campaign," 2 Apr. 2018 Arctic berry plants are at the top of VTT’s list: Arctic bramble, stone bramble and cloudberry cells were some of the first cultivated in the bioreactor. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "In the Future, Will We Be Growing Fruit in Home Bioreactors?," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cloudberry

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Cloudberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloudberry. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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