Definitions of elderberry

n a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies

European elder, Sambucus nigra, black elder, bourtree, common elder
Type of:
elder, elderberry bush
any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit

n berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies

Type of:
edible fruit
edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
drupe, stone fruit
fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube

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