cloudberry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cloudberry creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cloudberry (Bot) A species of raspberry (Rubus Chamæmerous) growing in the northern regions, and bearing edible, amber-colored fruit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cloudberry A species of dwarf raspberry, Rubus Chamæmorus, with a creeping root-stock and simple stem, from 4 to 8 inches high. It is found in arctic and subarctic regions of the northern hemisphere, on the mountains of Great Britain and central Europe, and in some localities in Canada and New England. The flowers are large and white, and the berries, which are of a very agreeable taste, are orange-yellow in color, and consist of a few large drupes. Also called knotberry and mountain bramble.
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Usage

In literature:

Instead of the fruit-gardens here, he has the miles of cloudberry moors at home.
"The Visionary" by Jonas Lie
In the far north, where it is found in great profusion, the cloudberry is made into delicious jam.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
The cloudberry, which grows on the tops of the highest mountains, is the badge of the clan Macfarlane.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 462" by Various
Sometimes I think I'd give them all for the cloudberry bloom I trampled on the moors when I was young.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
Cloudberries with cream; 5.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
At night a bowl of cloudberry punch was served out, which did not seem by any means unwelcome.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
Thus of a cloudberry which had been frozen.
"The Heritage of the Kurts, Volume I (of 2)" by Björstjerne Björnson
The twelfth, the Cloudberry and the Shepherd Boy.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Hogg
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In poetry:

But most of all the cloudberry
That offers in her clean, white cup
The melting snows-the cloudberry!
Where the great winds go up
"The Cloudberry" by Muriel Stuart

In news:

Editorial Review of CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage.
Editorial Review of CloudBerry Explorer for Amazon S3.
Feasting in the Land of Reindeer and Cloudberries.
It won't gild your drink with gold flake, it won't set it aflame, it won't muddle it with cloudberries grown by Swedish virgins and picked at the full moon.
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