European bird cherry

noun
small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
Hypernyms: ↑bird cherry, ↑bird cherry tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Prunus, ↑genus Prunus
Part Meronyms: ↑hagberry

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized E
1. : a small to mediumsized cherry (Prunus padus) closely resembling the chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) but having larger flowers and a strongly ridged stone
2. : the small black fruit of the European bird cherry

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • European bird cherry — paprastoji ieva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, medingas, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Padus avium), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Padus avium; Padus racemosa;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • European bird cherry. — See under bird cherry (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • European bird cherry. — See under bird cherry (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird cherry (subgenus) — Taxobox name = Bird cherries image width = 240px image caption = Prunus virginiana regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae subfamilia = Prunoideae genus = Prunus subgenus = Padus… …   Wikipedia

  • Bird Cherry — Taxobox name = Bird Cherry image width = 240px image caption = Bird Cherry flowers regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae subfamilia = Prunoideae genus = Prunus subgenus = Padus species …   Wikipedia

  • bird cherry — noun any of several small fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds • Syn: ↑bird cherry tree • Hypernyms: ↑wild cherry, ↑wild cherry tree • Hyponyms: ↑hagberry tree, ↑European bird cherry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird cherry tree — noun any of several small fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds • Syn: ↑bird cherry • Hypernyms: ↑wild cherry, ↑wild cherry tree • Hyponyms: ↑hagberry tree, ↑European bird cherry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird cherry — paprastoji ieva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, medingas, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Padus avium), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Padus avium; Padus racemosa;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bird cherry — 1. any of several species of cherry, esp. Prunus padus (European bird cherry), of Europe and Asia, and P. pensylvanica (pin cherry), of the U.S. 2. the fruit of any such tree, for which birds have a particular liking. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • bird-cherry — /ˈbɜd tʃɛri/ (say berd cheree) noun (plural bird cherries) 1. a small European cherry, Prunus padus. 2. its fruit …   Australian English dictionary


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