Definition of highbush cranberry in English:

highbush cranberry

Syllabification: high·bush cran·ber·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈhībo͝oSH ˌkranberē


A shrub of the honeysuckle family, with round clusters of white flowers followed by red berries. Compare with guelder rose.
  • Viburnum trilobum, family Caprifoliaceae
More example sentences
  • Herbal antispasmodics such as Jamaican dogwood, cramp bark (or highbush cranberry) and catnip can be used for relaxing muscle tension and spasms.
  • The understory in parts of the reserve is dense, consisting of willows (Salix sp.), twinberry (Lonicera sp.), devil's club, highbush cranberry, wild rose (Rosa sp.), and numerous annual plants.
  • I also have wild plums, wild grapes, pincherries and highbush cranberries.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌɪmpjʊˈdɪsɪti
lack of modesty