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A deciduous shrub, the bark of which contains coumarins, cyanogenic glycosides, prussic acid, tannins, and volatile oil; it is antitussive, and an ingredient of cough syrups
Toxicity The pits and leaves contain hydrocyanic acid—which metabolizes to cyanide, causing incoordination, imbalance, possibly death
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wild cherry

The dried bark of Prunus serotina, used principally in the form of syrup as a flavored vehicle for cough medicine.
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European cherry, French cherry, cherry tree, gean, wild cherry, mazzard, fruit cherry, merisier, kers, kirsche.
Mazzard Farm Holiday Cottages in Ottery St Mary, East Devon, are geared up for families with babies, with everything from sterilisers to cots, and spa treatments can be arranged in the cottage.
eximia, 1998* Hollyleaf, Prunus 54 50 56 118 ilicifolia, 1999 Mahaleb, Prunus 78 36 47 126 mahaleb, 1993[DELTA] Mazzard, Prunus avium, 263 80 80 363 1993[DELTA] Pin, Prunus 58 75 41 143 pensylvanica, 2003 Sour, Prunus cerasus, 119 68 75 206 1972[DELTA] Southwestern black, 111 40 46 163 Prunus serotina var.
Some famous "international" cherries include Prunus avium, which is also called gean, mazzard, cherry, European cherry and common wild cherry and is native to Europe, Asia and North Africa.
BARGAIN: Stay in a cosy cottage on Mazzard Farm for three nights for pounds 97.50pp when two share.
102 51 eximia, 1998 Hollyleaf, Prunus ilicifolia, 1999 54 50 Mahaleb, Prunus mahaleb, 78 36 1993 ([DELTA]) Mazzard, Prunus avium, 263 80 1993 ([DELTA]) Pin, Prunus pensylvanica, 1999 71 85 Sour, Prunus cerasus, 119 68 1972 ([DELTA]) Southwestern black, Prunus serotina 102 45 var.
eximia, 1998 102 51 53 166 Hollyleaf, Prunus ilicifolia, 1999 54 50 56 118 Mohaleb, Prunus mohaleb, 1993 [delta] 78 36 47 126 Mazzard, Prunus avium, 1993 [delta] 263 80 80 363 Pin, Prunus pensylvanica, 1999 [+] 71 85 28 163 Sour, Prunus cerasus, 1972 [delta] 119 68 75 206 Southwestern black, Prunus 102 45 26 154 seratina var.