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A deep to vivid purplish red.
[French, from Old French, cherry; see cherry.]
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a. a moderate to dark red colour
b. (as adjective): a cerise scarf.
[C19: from French: cherry]
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moderate to deep red.
[1855–60; < French; see cherry]
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|Noun||1.||cerise - a red the color of ripe cherries|
|Adj.||1.||cerise - of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies|
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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