Definition of Cowberry

1. Noun. Low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries.




2. Noun. Tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller.

Definition of Cowberry

1. n. A species of Vaccinium (V. Vitis-idæa), which bears acid red berries which are sometimes used in cookery; -- locally called mountain cranberry.

Definition of Cowberry

1. Noun. A shrub native to the cool temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere (''Vaccinium vitis-idaea''). ¹

2. Noun. The berry of this shrub. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cowberry

1. a pasture shrub [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cowberry

cowardliness
cowardlinesses
cowardly
cowardly lion
cowardly lions
cowardry
cowards
cowardship
cowardy
cowbane
cowbanes
cowbarn
cowbell
cowbells
cowberries
cowberry (current term)
cowbind
cowbinds
cowbird
cowbirds
cowboy
cowboy boot
cowboy boots
cowboy caviar
cowboy hat
cowboy hats
cowboy shot
cowboy shots
cowboyed
cowboying

Literary usage of Cowberry

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1. Vagabunduli Libellus by John Addington Symonds (1884)
"ON THE cowberry ALP. 1 HAD a dream, daughter, a dream last night: Ah me, that fancy thus should fool a man ! Do you remember where our spaniel ran Yesterday ..."

2. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1915)
"Diseased cowberry plants present a very striking appearance; the stem is the ... If young conifers happen to be growing near to a diseased cowberry plant, ..."

3. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1913)
"Diseased cowberry plants present a very striking appearance; the stem is the ... If young conifers happen to be growing near to a diseased cowberry plant, ..."

4. A Text-book of Plant Diseases Caused by Cryptogamic Parasites by George Massee (1907)
"One stage of the fungus grows on the cowberry ( Vaccinum vitis-idaea), causing the stems ... Diseased cowberry plants grow much taller than healthy plants, ..."

5. A Text-book of Plant Diseases Caused by Cryptogamic Parasites by George Massee (1899)
"cowberry SCLEROTINIA stems. Fresh stable manure on the surface of the soil greatly favours the spread of the disease. De Bary, Bot. Ztg., p. 458, 1886. ..."

6. Text-book of the Diseases of Trees by Robert Hartig (1894)
"Serious damage is done only when the young silver firs arc situated amongst badly infested cowberry-bushes, and when the greater part of the leaves contract ..."

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