lingonberry lingonberry

Definition(s):

  1. (n) low evergreen shrub of high north temperate regions of Europe and Asia and America bearing red edible berries
  2. (n) tart red berries similar to American cranberries but smaller

Usage(s):

  • And my husband could make you some authentic Swedish meatballs, complete with lingonberry jam.

News

  • Just before beginning of Swedish Days, event honors traditions of Scandanavia

    GENEVA — “Mommy, are we Swedish?” a little girl asked Sunday as she cut up her lingonberry pancakes at Good Templar Park. When her mother told her no, she responded, “Then why are we here?” A number of non-Scandinavians answered that question as they ate, danced, watched and enjoyed the 103rd annual Swedish Day festival on Geneva’s east side. Not to be confused with the city’s Swedish Days ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Beacon News

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