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elderberry

[el-der-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈɛl dərˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural elderberries.
1.
the berrylike fruit of the elder, used in making wine and jelly.
2.
elder2 .
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English eldirbery. See elder2, berry
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Examples for elderberry
  • The resident elderberry shrub would be removed to accommodate the new swimming pool, fencing, and landscaping.
  • The two elderberry shrubs would remain on the project site and development would be planned around the shrubs.
  • The insects eat elderberry nectar, flowers and leaves.
British Dictionary definitions for elderberry

elderberry

/ˈɛldəˌbɛrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
the berry-like fruit of the elder, used for making wines, jellies, etc
2.
another name for elder1 (sense 1)
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