Bird cherry
Bird cherry Bird" cher`ry (Bot.) A shrub ({Prunus Padus} ) found in Northern and Central Europe. It bears small black cherries. [1913 Webster]

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  • bird-cherry — birdˈ cherry noun 1. A small wild cherry tree (Prunus padus) 2. Its astringent fruit • • • Main Entry: ↑bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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 — paprastoji trešnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vyšnios (Cerasus) genties dekoratyvinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Cerasus avium), paplitęs Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cerasus avium; Cerasus avium var.… …   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 — ieva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Padus). atitikmenys: lot. Padus angl. bird cherry; cherry tree vok. Ahlkirsche; Traubenkirsche rus. черeмуха lenk. czeremcha …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

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

  • bird cherry — noun a) A cherry tree, Prunus padus native to the northern Eurasia. b) A berry (fruit) produced by this tree. Syn: hagberry …   Wiktionary

  • bird cherry — noun a small wild cherry tree, with bitter black fruit that is eaten by birds. [Prunus padus.] …   English new terms dictionary

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