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1. Any of several cherry trees, especially the Eurasian Prunus padus, having clusters of white flowers and small black bitter fruits.
2. The fruit of any of these trees.
(Plants) a small Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus padus, with clusters of white flowers and small black fruits. See also cherry1
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|Noun||1.||bird cherry - any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds|
common bird cherry, European bird cherry, hagberry tree, Prunus padus - small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry