Definition of Rum cherry
1. Noun. Large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit.
Generic synonyms: Wild Cherry, Wild Cherry Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rum Cherry
rum cherry (current term)
Literary usage of Rum cherry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. 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 ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"... the bird or rum cherry in one section may bear other names in another part of the country. With a knowledge of the nature of this contagious disease the ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1912)
"rum, cherry rum. I think it is. Do you know. (Yes, I do.) I see him as fussy as any old distiller over the cherries and he believes in it for sickness and ..."
4. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Wild Black Cherry, Wild rum cherry (NH, Mass., Cherry (local and common RI, Miss., Neb.). Black Cherry (Me., NH, Choke Cherry (Mo., Wis., names). ..."