Definition of duke cherry in English:
A cultivated cherry that is a hybrid between the mazzard and the morello.
- Prunus × gondouinii, family Rosaceae
- Four to six weeks after petal fall, mature leaves of sour and duke cherries develop yellow and green mottle.
- The collections include varieties of the following crops: dessert, culinary, cider and ornamental apples; apricots; sweet, sour and duke cherries; European plums, damsons, bullaces, greengages, mirabelles, Japanese plums, cherry plums and myrobalans; ornamental Prunus; and dessert, culinary, perry and ornamental pears.
Definition of duke cherry in:
- British & World English dictionary
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