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[chohk-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈtʃoʊkˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun, plural chokeberries.
the berrylike fruit of any North American shrub of the genus Aronia, of the rose family, especially A. arbutifolia (red chokeberry) A. melanocarpa (black chokeberry) or A. prunifolia (purple chokeberry)
the plant that bears this fruit.
noun (pl) -ries
any of various North American rosaceous shrubs of the genus Aronia
the red or purple bitter fruit of any of these shrubs
- Purple emperor
noun 1. any of several Old World nymphalid butterflies of the genus Apatura, esp A. iris, having mottled purple-and-brown wings
noun 1. a medicinal plant, Digitalis purpurea, of western Europe, having finger-shaped, spotted, purple flowers and leaves from which digitalis is obtained.
- Purple-fringed orchid
[pur-puh l-frinjd] /ˈpɜr pəlˌfrɪndʒd/ noun 1. either of two orchids, Habenaria fimbriata or H. psycodes, of eastern North America, having a cluster of fragrant purple flowers with a fringed lip. noun 1. either of two North American orchids, Habenaria psychodes or H. fimbriata, having purple fringed flowers
noun 1. a purple, blue, green, and white gallinule, Porphyrula martinica, inhabiting warmer areas of the New World, having a bright red, yellow, and blue bill, and lemon-yellow legs and feet. 2. any of several large, Old World gallinules of the genus Porphyrio. noun 1. a long-toed purple aquatic bird, Porphyrio porphyrio (or Porphyrula martinica), […]