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sand cherry

  1. any of several low, North American cherries that grow on dry or sandy soil, especially Prunus pumila, of the Great Lakes region.
  2. the fruit of any of these shrubs.
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Origin of sand cherry

First recorded in 1945–50
Also called dwarf cherry.
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