designating a family (Empetraceae, order Ericales) of dicotyledonous shrubby evergreens
Origin of crowberryprobably translated, translation of German krähenbeere
- any of several hardy, low, evergreen shrubs (genus Empetrum) of the crowberry family, found in N regions
- the black, edible berry of any of these shrubs
- A low-growing evergreen shrub (Empetrum nigrum) native to cool regions of the Northern Hemisphere and having tiny leaves, small pinkish or purplish flowers, and black, berrylike fruits.
- The fruit of this plant.
Origin of crowberryProbably translation of German Kr&adie;henbeere : Kr&adie;he, crow + Beere, berry.