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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BLACK FOREST GATEAU INGREDIENTS Serves 8 200g Fairtrade plain chocolate 175g unsalted butter 300g light soft brown sugar 2tsp vanilla extract 3 free range eggs, separated 300g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 11/2tsp baking powder 11/2tsp bicarbonate of soda 400ml semi-skimmed milk, warmed For the filling 2 tins of black cherries in syrup 4tbsp kirsch 3tbsp black cherry jam For the icing 200g Fairtrade white chocolate, broken into pieces 568ml double cream METHOD 1 Preheat oven to 190C/ gas 5.
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