Definition of cranberry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkrænbəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrænberi//
(pl. cranberries)
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a small sour red berry that grows on a small bush and is used in cooking cranberry sauce Word Originmid 17th cent. (originally North American): from German Kranbeere or Low German kranebeere ‘crane-berry’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cranberry