One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of various small berries growing on marshy ground or in mossy areas; specifically (a) a species of cranberry, Vaccinium oxycoccos, or its fruit; (b) North American regional (Alaska and Canadian) the crowberry, Empetrum nigrum, or its fruit.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Ray (1627–1705), naturalist and theologian. From moss + berry.
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