- highbush cranberry.
Origin of pembina
1750–60; earlier panbina, pemine < Canadian French (now spelling pimbina) < Cree ni·pimina·na, plural of ni·pimina·n, a derivative with -min- berry
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Examples from the Web for pembina
On August 9th when the party left Pembina behind, their number had dwindled.Old Fort Snelling
Marcus L. Hansen
She's going to Pembina to meet her father, lad, when I go south to the Missouri.
Luckily, all three were known to me, as I discovered when I reached Pembina.
Near the close of 1849 he visited a brother in the Pembina region.Among the Sioux
R. J. Creswell
Pembina is said to mean the fruit of the high-bush cranberry.