Meaning of bird cherry

bird' cher"ry

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several species of cherry, esp. Prunus padusof Europe and Asia, and P. pensylvanicaof the U.S.
  2. the fruit of any such tree, for which birds have a particular liking.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.