bird cherry

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bird cherry

n.
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.
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bird cherry

n
(Plants) a small Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus padus, with clusters of white flowers and small black fruits. See also cherry1
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bird cherry - any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birdsbird cherry - any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds
wild cherry tree, wild cherry - an uncultivated cherry tree
common bird cherry, European bird cherry, hagberry tree, Prunus padus - small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
pin cherry, Prunus pensylvanica - small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit
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