cornelian cherry

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cornelian cherry

n.
1. A deciduous Eurasian shrub or small tree (Cornus mas) cultivated for its clusters of early blooming, small yellow flowers and cherrylike, edible, sour fruits.
2. The fruit of this plant, used for jellies and preserves.

[From cornel.]
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Noun1.cornelian cherry - deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruitcornelian cherry - deciduous European shrub or small tree having bright red fruit
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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