Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of ELDERBERRY

:  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
:  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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