any of several cherries, especially Prunus virginiana, of North America, that bear an astringent fruit.
the fruit itself.
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How to use chokecherry in a sentence
The wild black cherry is the most noxious species, and the chokecherry is not far behind it.
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
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
British Dictionary definitions for chokecherry
any of several North American species of cherry, esp Prunus virginiana, having very astringent dark red or black fruit
the fruit of any of these trees
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