noun, plural choke·cher·ries. Chiefly Northern U.S.
- choke up,
- choked disk,
Origin of chokecherry
Examples from the Web for chokecherry
Opposite the schoolhouse was a little copse of chokecherry bushes, and we stepped in among them to watch.A Busy Year at the Old Squire's|Charles Asbury Stephens
Sometimes they were made of chokecherry wood; and Joseph LaFlèche informs me that he has made them of ash and hickory.Omaha Dwellings, Furniture and Implements|James Owen Dorsey,
There were some chokecherry bushes higher than her head, and there were other bushes that did not look particularly enlivening.Lonesome Land|B. M. Bower
The surrounding trees were mountain mahogany and chokecherry.
There are two species of gooseberry here, but neither of them yet ripe: nor are the chokecherry, though in great quantities.History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I.|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark