cloudberry

[ kloud-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]

noun,plural cloud·ber·ries.
  1. 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.

  2. the plant itself.

Origin of cloudberry

1
First recorded in 1590–1600; cloud + berry
  • Also called bake apple.

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British Dictionary definitions for cloudberry

cloudberry

/ (ˈklaʊdbərɪ, -brɪ) /


nounplural -ries
  1. a creeping Eurasian herbaceous rosaceous plant, Rubus chamaemorus, with white flowers and orange berry-like fruits (drupelets)

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