sand cherry

sand cherry

noun
1.
any of several low, North American cherries that grow on dry or sandy soil, especially Prunus pumila, of the Great Lakes region.
2.
the fruit of any of these shrubs.
Also called dwarf cherry.


Origin:
1945–50

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sand cherry

noun
small straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit 
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