Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Vaccinium vitis-idaea 20060824 003.jpg


From Swedish lingon (cowberry, lingonberry) +‎ berry.


lingonberry (plural lingonberries)

  1. A berry-bearing shrub, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, native to the cool temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
    Synonyms: lowbush cranberry, mountain bilberry, cowberry, foxberry, partridgeberry, red whortleberry, csejka berry
  2. The berry of this shrub.
    Synonyms: cowberry, foxberry, partridgeberry
    Coordinate terms: blueberry, cranberry
    • 1998, The Big Lebowski, spoken by Nihilist (Peter Stormare):
      Ze lingonberry pancake!


The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

Further reading[edit]