Definition of Black cherry

1. Noun. Large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit.




2. Noun. Any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh.
Exact synonyms: Sweet Cherry
Generic synonyms: Cherry
Specialized synonyms: Bing Cherry, Heart Cherry, Oxheart, Oxheart Cherry
Group relationships: Prunus Avium, Sweet Cherry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Cherry

black caiman
black cake
black calla
black caraway
black card
black cardamom
black cards
black carpet beetle
black carpet beetles
black cat
black cataract
black catechu
black chamber
black chanterelle
black chanterelles
black cherry (current term)
black cherry tree
black coal
black coals
black cock
black cocks
black coffee
black coffees
black cohosh
black comedy
black coral
black cottonwood
black currant
black cypress pine

Literary usage of Black cherry

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1. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"Fig. 96. WILD black cherry. Trunk O luches in diameter. Fig. 07. WILD «LACK CHERRY. Trunk 18 inches in diameter. ..."

2. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"THE black cherry. The black cherry, which is a tree of the first magnitude in favorable regions, is only a middle-sized tree in the New England States. ..."

3. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"Its Qualities Contrasted with the black cherry. ... WILD black cherry. THIS tree is found all over the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. ..."

4. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"As a shade and ornamental tree the black cherry is charmingly unconventional. It is somewhat wayward in habit and sparse in foliage, but it carries neither ..."

5. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"Fig. 96. WILD black cherry. Trunk O luches in diameter. Fig. 07. WILD «LACK CHERRY. Trunk 18 inches in diameter. ..."

6. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"THE black cherry. The black cherry, which is a tree of the first magnitude in favorable regions, is only a middle-sized tree in the New England States. ..."

7. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"Its Qualities Contrasted with the black cherry. ... WILD black cherry. THIS tree is found all over the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. ..."

8. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"As a shade and ornamental tree the black cherry is charmingly unconventional. It is somewhat wayward in habit and sparse in foliage, but it carries neither ..."

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