bird cherry tree


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

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