Prunus Virginiana
Chokecherry Choke"cher`ry, n. (Bot.) The astringent fruit of a species of wild cherry ({Prunus Virginiana}); also, the bush or tree which bears such fruit. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prunus virginiana — Cerisier de Virginie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cerisier (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Prunus Virginiana — Cherry Cher ry (ch[e^]r r[y^]), n. [OE. chery, for cherys, fr. F. cerise (cf. AS. cyrs cherry), fr. LL. ceresia, fr. L. cerasus Cherry tree, Gr. keraso s, perh. fr. ke ras horn, from the hardness of the wood.] 1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prunus virginiana — noun a common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds • Syn: ↑chokecherry, ↑chokecherry tree • Hypernyms: ↑cherry, ↑cherry tree • Hyponyms: ↑western chokecherry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prunus virginiana — ID 68148 Symbol Key PRVI Common Name chokecherry Family Rosaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Prunus virginiana — the choke cherry, a North American tree whose leaves and seeds contain cyanogenetic compounds and can cause cyanide poisoning in livestock …   Medical dictionary

  • Prunus virginiana — Virginsk hæg …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Prunus virginiana demissa — noun chokecherry of western United States • Syn: ↑western chokecherry, ↑Prunus demissa • Hypernyms: ↑chokecherry, ↑chokecherry tree, ↑Prunus virginiana …   Useful english dictionary

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