Definition of cloudberry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkloudˌberē/

noun (plural cloudberries)

A dwarf bramble that has white flowers and edible orange fruit and that grows on the mountains and moorlands of northern Eurasia and northern North America.
  • Rubus chamaemorus, family Rosaceae.
Example sentences
  • And then there's the forest berries growing wild - blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, cranberries, cloudberries, and lingonberries.
  • There were stalls piled with pyramids of different coloured berries - deep purple blackcurrants, scarlet strawberries, pink lingonberries and bright orange slushy cloudberries.
  • Millions of orange cloudberries are ripening in Norway, and experts say it may be the best cloudberry season in decades.


Late 16th century: apparently from the noun cloud in the obsolete sense 'hill' + berry.

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Syllabification: cloud·ber·ry

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