black cherry


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black cherry

n.
1. A deciduous North American tree (Prunus serotina) of the rose family, having drooping elongate clusters of white flowers and blackish, bitter fruits.
2. The close-grained, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used especially for furniture, cabinets, and musical instruments.
3. The edible fruit of this tree, used for making jam.

black′ cher′ry


n.
1. a North American cherry, Prunus serotina, having drooping clusters of fragrant white flowers and bearing a sour, edible black fruit.
2. the fruit itself.
[1720–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black cherry - large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruitblack cherry - large North American wild cherry with round black sour edible fruit
wild cherry tree, wild cherry - an uncultivated cherry tree
2.black cherry - any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet fleshblack cherry - any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh
cherry - a red fruit with a single hard stone
bing cherry - dark red or blackish sweet cherry
heart cherry, oxheart, oxheart cherry - large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
Prunus avium, sweet cherry - large Eurasian tree producing small dark bitter fruit in the wild but edible sweet fruit under cultivation
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Fragrant aromas of ripe black cherry, plum compote, blackcurrant and herbal spice introduce the lush red and black cherry, raspberry, and black plum flavours of this remarkably sumptuous Merlot.
Taste The Difference Barbaresco 2012, Piedmont, Italy (PS10, Sainsbury's) A GRIPPY red with a herbal character, open an hour before and the nebbiolo grape will reward you with violet and earthy aromas; ripe red berry and black cherry fruits with a hint of truffle, clove, pencil shavings and savoury notes.
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