bourtree

noun
bour·​tree | \ ˈbu̇(ə)r-(ˌ)trē How to pronounce bourtree (audio) , ˈbȯ(ə)r- How to pronounce bourtree (audio) \

Medical Definition of bourtree

British
: a large Eurasian black-fruited elderberry (Sambucus nigra) formerly valued as a source of dyestuffs and of several folk remedies

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