hackberry

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English[edit]

Southern Hackberry
Prunus padus (hackberry)
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Etymology[edit]

A variant of hagberry.

Noun[edit]

hackberry (countable and uncountable, plural hackberries)

  1. Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Celtis, widespread over the Northern Hemisphere, having small fruit.
  2. The fruit of these plants.
  3. (uncountable) The wood of these plants.
  4. Prunus padus, a species of cherry tree, of Eurasia, or its berry.

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