See under cranberry (def 1).
noun, plural cranberries.
the red, acid fruit or berry of certain plants of the genus Vaccinium, of the heath family, as V. macrocarpon (large cranberry or American cranberry) or V. oxycoccus (small cranberry or European cranberry) used in making sauce, relish, jelly, or juice.
the plant itself, growing wild in bogs or cultivated in acid soils, especially in the northeastern U.S.
noun (pl) -ries
any of several trailing ericaceous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium, such as the European V. oxycoccus, that bear sour edible red berries
the berry of this plant, used to make sauce or jelly
adjective, smaller, smallest. 1. of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little: a small box. 2. slender, thin, or narrow: a small waist. 3. not large as compared with others of the same kind: a small elephant. 4. (of letters) lowercase (def 1). 5. not great in amount, degree, extent, duration, value, etc.: […]
noun 1. elm bark beetle (def 1).
- Smaller muscle of helix
smaller muscle of helix small·er muscle of helix (smô’lər) n. A band of oblique muscular fibers that cover the ridge that runs from the helix backward and that divide the concha auriculae.
- Smaller pectoral muscle
smaller pectoral muscle n. A muscle with origin from the third to the fifth ribs, with insertion into the coracoid process of the scapula, with nerve supply from the anterior thoracic nerve, and whose action lowers the scapula or raises the ribs.