A branch covered with chokeberries.
chokeberry definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. chokeberries
- the astringent, berrylike fruit of certain North American shrubs (genus Aronia) of the rose family
- such a shrub
chokeberry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Aronia in the rose family, native to eastern North America and having clusters of small white or pinkish flowers and tiny red to black applelike fruit.
- The fruit of any of these plants.
Origin: From its bitter fruit.