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American cranberry

Definition of the noun american cranberry

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noun

  1. trailing red-fruited plant
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Vaccinium macrocarpon
    • synonym of American cranberry: large cranberry
    • more generic word: cranberry = any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
    • part: cranberry = very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
    • geographic area: North America

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (2010)

by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno

The North American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) is a member of the family Ericaceae, which is composed of approximately 1,350 species, including rhododendrons and blueberries. Cranberries are low-growing, vining, perennial ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

Main cultivars and breeding The cultivated American cranberry, V. macrocarpon, is diploid with 2n = 2x = 24 chromosomes. The V. oxycoccus selections recently named as cultivars in Estonia are all tetraploid with 2n = 4x = 48 chromosomes.

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

The American cranberry grows wild along the Atlantic coast ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

The American cranberry is very much larger than the English ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: American cranberry bush, highbush cranberry, cranberry, cranberry bush, cranberry tree, tree cranberry, crampbark, grouseberry, squawbush, summerberry, ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

American cranberry. Most Americans associate cranberries with the celebration of Thanksgiving and Christmas, although many people now consume them in one form or another throughout the year. Brief descriptions of some of the fruits that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Jersey (2004)

by Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen

The American Cranberry New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990. See also agriculture Paul Eck Cranbury. 13.4-square-miie township in southern Middlesex County. Cranbury's level terrain encompasses a historic village center, more ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1829)

Vaccinium hispidulum, or hairy-stemmed American cranberry.—Leaves quite entire, revolute, ovate; stems creeping, filiform, hispid. This has the same structure with the European Cranberry, but is bigger in all its parts, and the stem is ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

See Vaccinium corymbosum American cranberry. See Vaccinium macrocarpon American cranberry bush. See Viburnum trilobum American dogwood. See Cornus sericea American holly. See Ilex opaca American smokewood. See Cotinus ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

American cranberry. Most Americans associate cranberries with the celebration of Thanksgiving and Christmas, although many people now consume them in one form or another throughout the year. Brief descriptions of some of the fruits that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

The culture of the American Cranberry Vaccz'nium macrocarpon) was introduced by the late Sir oseph ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

The American Cranberry, O. macrocarpa, is finer than the British. They are hardy evergreens, liking moist, peaty soil, and propagated by layers.

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