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  • n. A species of cherry native to northern Europe and northern Asia, the bird cherry.
  • n. Its bittersweet astringent fruit, readily eaten by birds and Russians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant of the genus Prunus (Prunus Padus); the bird cherry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of cherry, Prunus padus or P. avium. Also called bird-cherry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small cherry much liked by birds

Etymologies

hag +‎ berry (Wiktionary)

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  • "...readily eaten by birds and Russians." --from the definitions.

    November 1, 2011