from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See cowberry.
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- n. A shrub native to the cool temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
- n. The berry of this shrub.
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- n. tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller
- n. low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
A lingonberry is a small red berry, very much like a cranberry, but sweeter, not quite as tart.
According to a few websites the cowberry is also known as the lingonberry, foxberry, mountain cranberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea.
Swedish meatballs/salmon fillet, new potatoes, steamed veggie, lingonberry sauce/juice …
Something Scandinavian would be nice, like pickled anything with an aquavit, lingonberry, dill sauce, but call it glaze.
Take, for example, the BAMcafé's entry—little more than chef Tim Sullivan's launching pad for a Vesuvius of Hudson Valley duck confit, lingonberry chutney and crispy kale.
Mr. Cowell, 51 years old, sipped on his specially formulated antiaging smoothie, which he drinks daily, made with imported lingonberry, acerola berry, chokeberry and aronia juice flown in specially from exotic locations.
The lure of a lingonberry, say, is weighed against the social and environmental costs of importing cases across international lines.
In Blenheim Farm's hydroponic greenhouse, a lone lingonberry was visible, now little more than a fleck of red buried in a swell of leaves.
Beef meatballs ($8), are perfectly adequate, served with an ordinary brown gravy, a rich and velvety celeriac-potato mash, and some lingonberry preserves.
There are also hearty Swedish meatballs ($7.50), made from pork and veal, sitting in a light gravy and served with simple boiled potatoes and a generous dollop of lingonberry preserves.