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

 

cranberry

 noun
noun
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 Origin mid 17th cent. (originally North American): from German Kranbeere or Low German kranebeere ‘crane-berry’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cranberry