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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

black′ cher′ry(n.)

  1. a North American cherry, Prunus serotina, having drooping clusters of fragrant white flowers and bearing a sour, edible black fruit.

    Category: Plants

  2. the fruit itself.

    Category: Plants

Origin of black cherry:

1720–30, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black cherry, black cherry tree, rum cherry, Prunus serotina(noun)

    large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit

  2. sweet cherry, black cherry(noun)

    any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh

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  1. Black Cherry

    Prunus serotina, commonly called black cherry, wild black cherry, rum cherry, or mountain black cherry, is a woody plant species belonging to the genus Prunus. This cherry is native to eastern North America: from eastern Canada through southern Quebec and Ontario; south through the eastern United States to Texas and central Florida; with disjunct populations in Arizona and New Mexico; and in the mountains of Mexico and Guatemala.

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