Cranberry vs. Barberry

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  • Cranberry (noun)

    A shrub belonging to the section ver=180708 of the genus Vaccinium.

  • Cranberry (noun)

    The edible red berry of that shrub.

  • Cranberry (adjective)

    Of the intense red colour of a cranberry.

  • Barberry (noun)

    Any of the thorny shrubs of genus Berberis, which bear yellow flowers and red or blue-black berries.

  • Cranberry (noun)

    A red, acid berry, much used for making sauce, etc.; also, the plant producing it (several species of Vaccinum or Oxycoccus.) The high cranberry or cranberry tree is a species of Viburnum (Viburnum Opulus), and the other is sometimes called low cranberry or marsh cranberry to distinguish it.

  • Barberry (noun)

    A shrub of the genus Berberis, common along roadsides and in neglected fields. Berberis vulgaris is the species best known; its oblong red berries are made into a preserve or sauce, and have been deemed efficacious in fluxes and fevers. The bark dyes a fine yellow, esp. the bark of the root.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cranberry (noun)

    any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries

  • Cranberry (noun)

    very tart red berry used for sauce or juice

  • Barberry (noun)

    any of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries

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