Entry from US English dictionary
noun (plural mountain cranberries)
1A low-growing evergreen dwarf shrub of the heath family that bears dark red berries and grows in upland habitats in the north. Also called cowberry, lingonberry.
- Vaccinium vitis-idaea, family Ericaceae
1.1The edible acid berry of the mountain cranberry plant, which may be used as a cranberry substitute.
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