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elderberry

noun [C] uk   /ˈel.dəˌber.i/  us   /-dɚ-/ (also elder)
a small tree that grows wild or in gardens and has large flat groups of white flowers, or its nearly black fruit that can be used in cooking or making wine: elderberry wine
Translations of “elderberry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 接骨木, 接骨木果(可用於烹飪或製酒)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接骨木, 接骨木果(可用于烹饪或制酒)…
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