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cornelian cherry

noun
1.
a Eurasian shrub or small tree, Cornus mas, of the dogwood family, having shiny, ovate leaves and yellow flowers.
2.
its tart, edible, scarlet berry.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; cornel + -ian
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