- a cherry tree (Prunus cerasus) bearing acid fruits that are usually used in cooking, preserves, etc.
- this fruit
sour cherrysour cherry
- A widely cultivated deciduous shrub or small tree (Prunus cerasus) of the rose family, native to Eurasia, having white flowers and tart red fruit.
- The edible fruit of this plant.
(plural sour cherries)
- Prunus subg. Cerasus, (cherries), native to much of Europe and southwest Asia, especially, Prunus cerasus.
- The fruit of these trees.