Definition of Hagberry

1. Noun. Small cherry much liked by birds.




Definition of Hagberry

1. n. A plant of the genus Prunus (P. Padus); the bird cherry.

Definition of Hagberry

1. Noun. A species of cherry native to northern Europe and northern Asia, the bird cherry. ¹

2. Noun. Its bittersweet astringent fruit, readily eaten by birds and Russians. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hagberry

1. a small cherry [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Hagberry

1. A plant of the genus Prunus (P. Padus); the bird cherry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hagberry

hafters
hafting
haftorahs
haftoros
haftorot
haftoroth
hafts
hafussi bath
hag
hag-ridden
hag-taper
hagadic
hagadist
hagadists
hagberries
hagberry (current term)
hagberry tree
hagbolt
hagbolts
hagborn
hagbush
hagbushes
hagbut
hagbuts
hagbutter
hagbutters
hagden
hagdens
hagdon
hagdons

Literary usage of Hagberry

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1. A Series of Facts, Hints, Observationa and Experiments on the Different by William Billington (1825)
"... they should be cut over at the ground to produce straight rods the sooner, or they are apt to form trees. The hagberry, as it is called in the north,, ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"See Haver, hagberry. Prunus Padus, L.—Hal. Wr.; Cumb. Bot. E. Bord.; N. Lane.; Yks. Cleveland Gloss.; Westm., E. fiord. Bot. E. Bord.; Scotl. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Hach-wood is a name for the shrub itself, and hacher, hach, and hagberry are names for its fruit. HACKLE, an iron comb with very long, sharp-pointed, ..."

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