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fire cherry

noun
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism
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Examples for fire cherry
  • Seeds of fire cherry are scattered by birds, which drop them in a ready-made bed of fertilizer.
  • We didn't think it was burning because fire cherry and others that usually follow a burn were not primary plants.

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