Definition of Black elderberry

1. Noun. Common elder of central and eastern North America bearing purple-black berries; fruit used in wines and jellies.

Exact synonyms: American Elder, Sambucus Canadensis, Sweet Elder
Terms within: Elderberry
Generic synonyms: Elder, Elderberry Bush



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Elderberry

black cohosh
black comedy
black coral
black cottonwood
black currant
black cypress pine
black diamond
black disease
black drop effect
black duck
black dwarf
black dwarfs
black economy
black elder
black elderberry (current term)
black eye
black eyes
black felt cup
black fever
black flag
black flags
black fly
black fox
black friar
black friars
black fritillary
black game
black garden ant
black gold

Literary usage of Black elderberry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fruit Recipes: A Manual of the Food Value of Fruits and Nine Hundred by Riley Maria Fletcher Berry (1907)
"In America the red-berried elder (Sambucus pubens) grows only in rocky woods of the more northern portions, but the black elderberry commonly known (5. ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"S. canadensis L. black elderberry. Frequent near timber, and along streams. Sometimes cultivated. VIBURNUM L. 501. V. pubescens (Ait.) Pursh. ..."

3. English Trees and Tree-planting by William H. Ablett (1880)
"The black ' Elderberry,' as it is commonly called, S. nigra, is generally regarded as a tree of very humble pretensions, and it is a disagreeable tree to ..."

4. Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation (1860)
"48) albeit will be a black elderberry in September, and its juice, mayhap, form one drop in the cup of hot spiced wine that good housewives delight in. ..."

5. Fruit Recipes: A Manual of the Food Value of Fruits and Nine Hundred by Riley Maria Fletcher Berry (1907)
"In America the red-berried elder (Sambucus pubens) grows only in rocky woods of the more northern portions, but the black elderberry commonly known (5. ..."

6. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"S. canadensis L. black elderberry. Frequent near timber, and along streams. Sometimes cultivated. VIBURNUM L. 501. V. pubescens (Ait.) Pursh. ..."

7. English Trees and Tree-planting by William H. Ablett (1880)
"The black ' Elderberry,' as it is commonly called, S. nigra, is generally regarded as a tree of very humble pretensions, and it is a disagreeable tree to ..."

8. Recreative Science: A Record and Remembrancer of Intellectual Observation (1860)
"48) albeit will be a black elderberry in September, and its juice, mayhap, form one drop in the cup of hot spiced wine that good housewives delight in. ..."

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