Pronunciation: (chōk'ber"ē, -bu-rē), [key]
1. the berrylike fruit of any North American shrub of the genus Aronia, of the rose family, esp. A. arbutifolia (red chokeberry), A. melanocarpa (black chokeberry), or A. prunifolia (purple chokeberry).
2. the plant that bears this fruit.
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