Meaning of “cranberry” in the English Dictionary

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"cranberry" in British English

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cranberrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkræn.bər.i/ us /ˈkræn.ber.i/

Examples from literature

  • Everything was gone except the potato and the cranberry sauce. 
  • Fresh fruit of many kinds can be used instead of cranberries. 
  • One quart of cranberries, two cupfuls of sugar and a pint of water. 
  • Strawberry, or currant and cranberry juices color a delicate pink. 
  • The cranberries must be large and ripe. 

(Definition of “cranberry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cranberry" in American English

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cranberrynoun [ C ]

us /ˈkrænˌber·i, -bə·ri/

a small, round red fruit with a sour taste, used esp. to make juice and sauce

(Definition of “cranberry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)