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lingonberry vs. cranberry
[ ling-uhn-ber-ee ]
[ kran-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
- the red, acid fruit or berry of certain plants of the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V. macrocarpon(large cranberry, or American cranberry ) or V. oxycoccus(small cranberry, or European cranberry ), used in making sauce, relish, jelly, or juice.
- the plant itself, growing wild in bogs or cultivated in acid soils, especially in the northeastern U.S.