- the orange-yellow edible fruit of a creeping plant, Rubus chamaemorus, of the rose family, related to the raspberries and blackberries and restricted to northern regions.
- the plant itself.
Origin of cloudberry
Also called bake apple.
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Examples from the Web for cloudberry
The Cloudberry (Rubus Chammorus) abounded hereabouts, and was now in bloom.Lachesis Lapponica
Carl von Linn
One of the most attractive names which he accounts for is cloudberry.The Old English Herbals
Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
Instead of the fruit-gardens here, he has the miles of cloudberry moors at home.The Visionary
They landed on swampy ground, and made their way over rare beautiful mosses, ling, and low growth of bilberry and cloudberry.Katharine Frensham
The cloudberry, which grows on the tops of the highest mountains, is the badge of the clan Macfarlane.
- a creeping Eurasian herbaceous rosaceous plant, Rubus chamaemorus, with white flowers and orange berry-like fruits (drupelets)
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