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lingonberry vs. cranberry

[ ling-uhn-ber-ee ]
[ kran-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
  1. 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.
  2. the plant itself, growing wild in bogs or cultivated in acid soils, especially in the northeastern U.S.

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