Kranbeere

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Etymology[edit]

Kran +‎ Beere. Originally Middle Low German, whence also English cranberry. The English word, on his part, loaned the German word the rarer sense “cranberry”.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkʁaːnˌbeːʁə/
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Noun[edit]

Kranbeere f (genitive Kranbeere, plural Kranbeeren)

  1. (regional, Northern Germany, dated) cowberry; lingonberry (vaccinium vitis-idaea)
  2. (rather rare) cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon)

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