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cornelian cherry

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noun
a Eurasian shrub or small tree, Cornus mas, of the dogwood family, having shiny, ovate leaves and yellow flowers.
its tart, edible, scarlet berry.
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Origin of cornelian cherry

First recorded in 1755–65; cornel + -ian
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