[ pem-buh-nuh, pem-bee- ]

nounCanadian (chiefly the Prairie Provinces).
  1. 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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