Definition of Elderberry bush

1. Noun. Any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elderberry Bush

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elchees
elchi
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eld
elden
eldened
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elder
elder abuse
elder hand
elder statesman
elderberries
elderberry
elderberry bush (current term)
elderberrying
eldercare
eldercares
elderdom
elderflower
elderflowers
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elderish
elderlies
elderliness
elderlinesses
elderly
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elders

Literary usage of Elderberry bush

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1. Tsimshian Texts by Franz Boas (1902)
"... A little before the Stone gave birth to her child. the elderberry bush gave birth to her children. For that reason the Indians do not live many years. ..."

2. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1860)
"One's delight in an elderberry bush overhanging the confused leafage of a ... And there is no better reason for preferring this elderberry bush than that it ..."

3. The Apostle of Alaska: The Story of William Duncan, of Metlakahtla by John William Arctander (1909)
"The rock was a little slow, so the elderberry bush became first with child. Therefore, man is weak and sickly, and dies. If the rock had come first, ..."

4. The Schoolmaster in Literature: Containing Selections from the Writings of by Hubert Marshall Skinner, Edward Eggleston (1892)
"And there is no better reason for preferring this elderberry bush than that it stirs an early memory—that it is no novelty in my life, speaking to me merely ..."

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