follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

mountain cranberry

noun
1.
a low-growing shrub, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, of the heath family, growing in northern regions and having tart, red, edible berries.
Also called cowberry, lingonberry, lowbush cranberry.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for mountain cranberry

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for low

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends