choke + berry, describing the astringency of the fruits, which are inedible when raw.
chokeberry (plural chokeberries)
- Either of two species in Aronia, formerly and sometimes in Photinia, deciduous shrubs, native to Russia and eastern North America and most commonly found in wet woods and swamps.
- The fruit of such a shrub.
- black chokeberry
- red chokeberry
- purple chokeberry
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