mountain cranberry

noun

: lingonberry
especially : a subspecies (Vaccinium vitis-idaea minus) of the lingonberry that is native to North America

Examples of mountain cranberry in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mountain cranberry was in 1843

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“Mountain cranberry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mountain%20cranberry. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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