cranberry means: Although there are many varieties of cranberries, we are most familiar with the larger, more tart ones native to North America. Crabberries are too tart and hard to consume raw. They must be prepared or chopped for relish. They can be kept fresh for up to two weeks in the refrigerator, or they can be frozen for several months. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does cranberry mean?
A mat-forming, evergreen shrub (Vaccinium macrocarpon) In the Heath family. It is a native of eastern North America. Widely cultivated for its red and tart edible berries. (in Merlin Dictionary)
This plant’s berries are used to make sauces, jelly, relishes and other beverages. (in Merlin Dictionary)
One of the many other plants within this genus Vaccinium Red berries are especially good. V. oxycoccos. (in Merlin Dictionary)