pin cherry


pin cherry
noun
small shrubby North American wild cherry with small bright red acid fruit
Hypernyms: ↑bird cherry, ↑bird cherry tree

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  • Pin cherry — Taxobox name = Pin Cherry image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae subfamilia = Prunoideae genus = Prunus subgenus = Cerasus species = P. pensylvanica binomial = Prunus …   Wikipedia

  • pin cherry — 1. a wild, often shrubby cherry, Prunus pensylvanica, having white flowers. 2. the red, acid fruit of this tree. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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  • cherry — cherrylike, adj. /cher ee/, n., pl. cherries, adj. n. 1. the fruit of any of various trees belonging to the genus Prunus, of the rose family, consisting of a pulpy, globular drupe enclosing a one seeded smooth stone. 2. the tree bearing such a… …   Universalium

  • cherry — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ruddy, reddish, rosy, cerise, claret, bright red, light red, blushing, incarnadine, rubescent, rubicund, erubescent, cherry colored, cherry red, bright, blooming; see also red . n. Varieties of cherries include: Bing,… …   English dictionary for students

  • wild cherry — noun 1. the fruit of the wild cherry tree • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑wild cherry tree 2. an uncultivated cherry tree • Syn: ↑wild cherry tree • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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