[ chohk-ber-ee, -buh-ree ]
/ ˈtʃoʊkˌbɛr i, -bə ri /
noun, plural choke·ber·ries.
the berrylike fruit of any North American shrub of the genus Aronia, of the rose family, especially A. arbutifolia(red chokeberry ),A. melanocarpa(black chokeberry ), or A. prunifolia(purple chokeberry ).
the plant that bears this fruit.
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Chokeberry, buckthorn, elder berry, and mulberry will attract birds away from blackberry and raspberry patches.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
British Dictionary definitions for chokeberry
/ (ˈtʃəʊkbərɪ, -brɪ) /
noun plural -ries
any of various North American rosaceous shrubs of the genus Aronia
the red or purple bitter fruit of any of these shrubs
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