elderberry


el·der·ber·ry

noun \ˈel-də(r)-ˌber-ē\
plural el·der·ber·ries

Definition of ELDERBERRY

1
: the edible black or red berrylike drupe of a tree or shrub of the genus Sambucus that is eaten raw or processed into preserves or wines
2
: any tree or shrub of the genus Sambucus including several whose flowers or fruits were once considered to have medicinal properties—see bourtree, sambucus 2

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