Definition of Bird cherry

1. Noun. Any of several small-fruited cherry trees frequented or fed on by birds.




Definition of Bird cherry

1. Noun. A cherry tree, ''Prunus padus'' native to the northern Eurasia. ¹

2. Noun. A berry (fruit) produced by this tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bird cherry

1. A shrub (Prunus Padus) found in Northern and Central Europe. It bears small black cherries. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bird Cherry

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bird-on-the-wing
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Literary usage of Bird cherry

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1. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"Of bird-cherry, elder, willow. XIII. ... (bird-cherry) is peculiar in character ; it is of great stature, growing as much as twenty-four cubits high ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"By the time the nurse trees are no longer needed they are gone, for the bird cherry is a fast-growing, short-lived tree. Wild Black Cherry, Rum Cherry ..."

3. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1798)
"Cerasus Avium nigra et racemosa. Raii Syn. 463. J. HE bird cherry forms ... The branches of the bird cherry are round and smooth. Leaves obovate, pointed ..."

4. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"THE BIRD-CHERRY A BIRD-CHERRY grew out on a hazel bush path and choked the bushes. I deliberated for a long time whether I had better cut down the ..."

5. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"Of bird-cherry, elder, willow. XIII. ... (bird-cherry) is peculiar in character ; it is of great stature, growing as much as twenty-four cubits high ..."

6. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"By the time the nurse trees are no longer needed they are gone, for the bird cherry is a fast-growing, short-lived tree. Wild Black Cherry, Rum Cherry ..."

7. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1798)
"Cerasus Avium nigra et racemosa. Raii Syn. 463. J. HE bird cherry forms ... The branches of the bird cherry are round and smooth. Leaves obovate, pointed ..."

8. Works by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"THE BIRD-CHERRY A BIRD-CHERRY grew out on a hazel bush path and choked the bushes. I deliberated for a long time whether I had better cut down the ..."

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