Elderberry

ripe elderberries hanging from a tree on a sunny day

Sambucus nigra

Elderberry (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

elder +‎ berry

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛldə(ɹ)ˌbɛɹi/

Noun

elderberry (plural elderberries)

  1. The elder; a shrub or tree of the genus Sambucus.
  2. The small, edible, purplish-black fruit of this plant, used in cooking and to flavour drinks etc.

Translations

See also

  • sambuca

Further reading

  • sambucus on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
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