black currant


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black currant

n.
1. Any of several currants having black berries, especially the widely cultivated species Ribes nigrum, native to Eurasia.
2. The edible, astringent fruit of any of these plants.

black′ cur′rant


n.
1. the small edible fruit of a widely cultivated shrub, Ribes nigrum, of the saxifrage family.
2. the shrub itself.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black currant - widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berriesblack currant - widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries
black currant - small black berries used in jams and jellies
genus Ribes, Ribes - a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
currant bush, currant - any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
2.black currant - small black berries used in jams and jelliesblack currant - small black berries used in jams and jellies
currant - any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
black currant, European black currant, Ribes nigrum - widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries
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