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elderberry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elderberry  \El"der*ber`ry\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  berrylike  drupe  of  the  elder.  That  of  the  Old  World  elder 
  ({Sambucus  nigra})  and  that  of  the  American  sweet  elder  ({S. 
  Canadensis})  are  sweetish  acid,  and  are  eaten  as  a  berry  or 
  made  into  wine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elderberry 
  n  1:  common  black-fruited  shrub  or  small  tree  of  Europe  and  Asia; 
  fruit  used  for  wines  and  jellies  [syn:  {bourtree},  {black 
  elder},  {common  elder},  {European  elder},  {Sambucus 
  nigra}] 
  2:  berrylike  fruit  of  an  elder  used  for  e.g.  wines  and  jellies 




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