from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The small, edible, purplish-black fruit of the common American elder (Sambucus canadensis), sometimes used to make wine or preserves.
- n. A shrub or tree that bears elderberries.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. elder; a shrub or tree of the genus Sambucus
- n. the small, edible, purplish-black fruit of this plant used in cooking and to flavour drinks etc
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The berrylike drupe of the elder. That of the Old World elder (Sambucus nigra) and that of the American sweet elder (S. Canadensis) are sweetish acid, and are eaten as a berry or made into wines or jellies.
- n. the European variety of elder (see 3rd elder), a common black-fruited shrub or small tree of Europe and Asia; the fruit is used for wines and jellies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The purplish-black drupaceous fruit of the elder, Sambucus nigra and S. Canadensis, having an acidulous and sweetish taste, and used for making a kind of wine. The inspissated juice is employed as an aperient and a diuretic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
- n. a common shrub with black fruit or a small tree of Europe and Asia; fruit used for wines and jellies
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The brilliant yellow foliage of the Amsonia combined with the dark foliage of the elderberry is a knock-out combination.
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I would make a dish that includes four ofIllinois' greatest wild ingredients: Whitetail venison tenderloin with morel mushrooms and ramps, dressed with an elderberry gastrique.
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We eat cakes made of elderberry, elk fat, ashes and nettle.
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Add salt and vinegar from the elderberry capers until highly seasoned and continue to add oil until the emulsion becomes thick.