wild cherry

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wild cherry

n
(Plants) another name for gean1
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Noun1.wild cherry - the fruit of the wild cherry treewild cherry - the fruit of the wild cherry tree  
wild cherry tree, wild cherry - an uncultivated cherry tree
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
2.wild cherry - an uncultivated cherry tree
cherry tree, cherry - any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
wild cherry - the fruit of the wild cherry tree
bird cherry, bird cherry tree - any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
black cherry, black cherry tree, Prunus serotina, rum cherry - large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit
Translations

wild cherry

n (tree) → ciliegio dolce; (fruit) → ciliegia dolce
References in classic literature ?
It was a wonderful May evening, when the birches, aspens, elms, wild cherries, and oaks, had just burst into foliage.
The bush of wild cherries behind the elm tree was in full bloom and had not yet begun to shed its blossoms, and the nightingales--one quite near at hand and two or three others in the bushes down by the river--burst into full song after some preliminary twitters.
At an early hour one day, he encamped in a narrow valley on the banks of a beautifully clear but rushy pool; surrounded by thickets bearing abundance of wild cherries, currants, and yellow and purple gooseberries.