Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CROUPERT, CROWPERT, KRAUPERT, n. The crowberry, Empetrum nigrum (Mry.1 1925, croupert; Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 97, krauperts s.v. knauperts, Bnff.2, Abd.9 1941); the cranberry, Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Bnff.8 c.1920, crowpert). [′krʌupərt, ′krɑ: —] Bch. 1929 (per Abd.1):
The crowperts maun be ripe noo: come up to the bog for some.

[Cf. Knowpert, Croupans, idem.]

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