cowberry

noun
cow·​ber·​ry | \ ˈkau̇-ˌber-ē How to pronounce cowberry (audio) \

Definition of cowberry

: lingonberry also : its fruit

Examples of cowberry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The crimson meat comes thinly sliced atop a celery puree, with a garnish of cowberry sorbet. Noah Sneider, The Atlantic, "How the Embargo Rescued Russian Food Culture," 16 May 2017

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First Known Use of cowberry

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Cowberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cowberries. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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