- See under chokeberry(def 1).
- 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.
Origin of chokeberry
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- any of various North American rosaceous shrubs of the genus Aronia
- the red or purple bitter fruit of any of these shrubs