native cherry


Definition of native cherry

1 : a low shrubby Australian tree (Exocarpus cupressiformis) of the family Santalaceae with a fruit that is a drupe and rests on an enlarged succulent bright red edible pedicel
2 : the fruit or pedicel of the native cherry

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“Native cherry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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