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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First Known Use of chokecherry

1784


CHOKECHERRY Defined for Kids

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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