Hagberry
Hagberry \Hag"ber`ry\ (h[a^]g"b[e^]r`r[y^]), n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Prunus} ({Prunus Padus}); the bird cherry. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • hagberry — noun small cherry much liked by birds • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑hagberry tree, ↑European bird cherry, ↑common bird cherry, ↑Prunus padus …   Useful english dictionary

  • hagberry — noun a) A species of cherry native to northern Europe and northern Asia, the bird cherry. b) Its bittersweet astringent fruit, readily eaten by birds and Russians …   Wiktionary

  • hagberry — North Country (Newcastle) Words the bird cherry …   English dialects glossary

  • hagberry — hag·berry …   English syllables

  • hagberry tree — noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry • Syn: ↑European bird cherry, ↑common bird cherry, ↑Prunus padus • Hypernyms: ↑bird cherry, ↑bird cherry tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prunus Padus — Hagberry Hag ber ry (h[a^]g b[e^]r r[y^]), n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Prunus} ({Prunus Padus}); the bird cherry. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • common bird cherry — noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry • Syn: ↑hagberry tree, ↑European bird cherry, ↑Prunus padus • Hypernyms: ↑bird cherry, ↑bird cherry tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • European bird cherry — noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry • Syn: ↑hagberry tree, ↑common bird cherry, ↑Prunus padus • Hypernyms: ↑bird cherry, ↑bird cherry tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prunus padus — noun small European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry • Syn: ↑hagberry tree, ↑European bird cherry, ↑common bird cherry • Hypernyms: ↑bird cherry, ↑bird cherry tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hack|ber|ry — «HAK BEHR ee, buhr », noun, plural ries. 1. any one of a genus of North American trees of the elm family that have small, edible, cherrylike fruit; sugarberry. 2. the fruit. 3. the wood of any one of these trees. Also, hagberry. ╂[American… …   Useful english dictionary

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