Preiselbeere

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Preisel- + Beere. The former part of the word is borrowed from Upper Sorbian bruslica.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpʁaɪ̯zəlˌbeːʁə/ (official standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpʁaɪ̯səl-/ (more common)
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Noun[edit]

Preiselbeere f (genitive Preiselbeere, plural Preiselbeeren)

  1. lingonberry, cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)
    Synonym: Kranbeere (regional, dated)

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