noun (plural lingonberries)
Another term for the cowberry, especially in Scandinavia where the berries are much used in cookery.
More example sentences
- It also gets along well with mushrooms and berries: lingonberries, cranberries, rowanberries.
- There were stalls piled with pyramids of different coloured berries - deep purple blackcurrants, scarlet strawberries, pink lingonberries and bright orange slushy cloudberries.
- And then there's the forest berries growing wild - blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, cranberries, cloudberries, and lingonberries.
1950s: from Swedish lingon 'cowberry' + berry.
Definition of lingonberry in:
- The US English dictionary