chokecherry

noun choke·cher·ry \ ˈchōk-ˌcher-ē \

Definition of chokecherry

: a wild cherry (Prunus virginiana) of the U.S. and Canada having bitter or astringent red to black edible fruit; also : this fruit

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1784

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chokecherry

noun choke·cher·ry \ ˈchōk-ˌcher-ē \

Definition of chokecherry for Students

plural chokecherries
: a wild cherry tree with clusters of bitter reddish black fruits

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