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elderberry

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noun el·der·ber·ry \ˈel-də(r)-ˌber-ē\

Medical Definition of elderberry

plural el·der·ber·ries

  1. 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. 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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