Definition of Indian cherry

1. Noun. Deciduous shrub of eastern and central United States having black berrylike fruit; golden-yellow in autumn.

Exact synonyms: Carolina Buckthorn, Rhamnus Carolinianus
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn



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Literary usage of Indian cherry

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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"(R. Caroliniana) indian cherry AA. Leaves evergreen, or nearly so. (Western. ... Of our three natives, the indian cherry is rarely seen in cultivation. ..."

2. Economic History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century: An Inquiry Into the by Philip Alexander Bruce (1907)
"The third was known among the later colonists as the indian cherry, and was the product of a tree hardly exceeded by the English peach tree in girth and ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Indian-cherry. Sugar- pear,-plum, or-berry. Shad-hush. Boxwood. Bill-berry. June-plum. March-May. Fruit ripe June-July. ..."

4. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"(West indian cherry). A good-sized shrub with pretty, yellow flowers, and fruit the size of a plum. Occurs on New Providence, Eleuthera and Long Islands, ..."

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