cornelian cherry

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

Origin of cornelian cherry

First recorded in 1755–65; cornel + -ian
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