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Topic: FOOD

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Low German
Origin: kraanbere, from kraan 'crane' + bere 'berry'; because a part of the flower looks like a crane's beak

cranberry

noun
     
cran‧ber‧ry plural cranberries [countable]
DF a small red sour fruit:
cranberry sauce
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