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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A creeping perennial herb (Rubus chamaemorus) in the rose family, native to northern regions of North America and Eurasia and having white flowers and edible yellowish fruit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A species of slow-growing bramble.
  • n. The fruit of these plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A species of raspberry (Rubus Chamæmerous) growing in the northern regions, and bearing edible, amber-colored fruit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of dwarf raspberry, Rubus Chamæmorus, with a creeping root-stock and simple stem, from 4 to 8 inches high.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. creeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries

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  • "'I taught him about crowberries and cloudberries. You can eat this one raw or in a salad,' she says, pointing to a photograph of brook saxifrage. 'And you can eat the roots of these two—wild celery and what the book calls Parry's wallflower.'"
    —James Campbell, The Final Frontiersman (New York and London: Atria Books, 2004), 244

    September 17, 2008