chokecherry definition

  • noun:
    • A deciduous North American shrub or tiny tree (Prunus virginiana) into the rose family, having elongate groups of little white blossoms and astringent, deep red to nearly black colored good fresh fruit.
    • The fruit with this plant.
    • any one of several United states crazy cherry woods, especially Prunus virginiana
    • The good fresh fruit with this plant
    • The astringent fresh fruit of a species of wild cherry (Prunus Virginiana); also, the bush or tree which holds these types of good fresh fruit.
    • the most popular title of an American types of crazy cherry, Prunus Virginiana, remarkable for astringency of the good fresh fruit.
    • In mining, choke-damp; after-damp.
    • the fresh fruit associated with chokecherry tree
    • a typical wild cherry of east the united states having tiny bitter black berries popular with birds

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