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el·der·ber·ry

 (ĕl′dər-bĕr′ē)
n.
1. Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Sambucus, having clusters of small white flowers and small red or purplish-black berrylike fruit. Also called elder2.
2. The fruit of certain of these plants, used to make wine or preserves.
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elderberry

(ˈɛldəˌbɛrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Plants) the berry-like fruit of the elder, used for making wines, jellies, etc
2. (Plants) another name for elder11
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el•der•ber•ry

(ˈɛl dərˌbɛr i, -bə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the berry of the elder, used in making wine and jelly.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elderberry - a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asiaelderberry - a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
elderberry bush, elder - any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
2.elderberry - berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
American elder, black elderberry, Sambucus canadensis, sweet elder - common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
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Translations
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elderberry

[ˈeldəˌberɪ]
A. Nbaya f del saúco
B. CPD elderberry wine Nvino m de saúco
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elderberry

[ˈɛldərbɛri] n
(= berry) → baie f de sureau
(= tree) → sureau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

elderberry

nHolunderbeere f; elderberry wineHolunderwein m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

elderberry

[ˈɛldəˌbɛrɪ] n (fruit) → bacca di sambuco; (tree) = elder
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
One's delight in an elderberry bush overhanging the confused leafage of a hedgerow bank, as a more gladdening sight than the finest cistus or fuchsia spreading itself on the softest undulating turf, is an entirely unjustifiable preference to a nursery-gardener, or to any of those regulated minds who are free from the weakness of any attachment that does not rest on a demonstrable superiority of qualities.
An elderberry hobbled across the walk, and stood chatting with some young quinces, and they all had crutches.
Some clinical trials have shown that elderberry may support the immune system and reduce the symptoms and duration of the flu.
COUNTRYSIDE: As a home winemaker, I really enjoyed the article in the January/February issue about elderberry wine.
Advanced research on the antioxidant and health benefit of elderberry (Sambucus nigra) in food--a review.
Based on the traditional American South's sweet tea, this tea is blended with black tea (Assam) and filled with luscious berry notes with elderberry, hibiscus, rosehips and pineapple.
Visit www.cowbridgefoodanddrink.org Elderberry souffle By Wayne Thomas, owner/chef at the Canteen in Cardiff Serves 4 For the elderberry jam The amount of elderberries to pick depends on the amount of jam you want to make - you can literally make a year's supply in one go if you want to.
The hecklers there are usually those who have had one too many glasses of elderberry champagne and they will shout out a complicated literary point of order" - Comedian Bill Bailey on performing at the Hay Festival.
Pat Cowdrill's Elderberry Zen (T3) could be one to side with in a tricky second heat at 3.28.
Tucked away in the Finger Lakes region of New York, the Restaurant at Elderberry Pond sits in the middle of the Lego family's 100-acre farm.
A friend has suggested that I could try elderberry.