Meaning of cranberry
Pronunciation: (kran'ber"ē, -bu-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
- the red, acid fruit or berry of certain plants of the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V. macrocarponor V. oxycoccusused in making sauce, relish, jelly, or juice.
- the plant itself, growing wild in bogs or cultivated in acid soils, esp. in the northeastern U.S.
- cranberry (Thesaurus)