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 (sə-rēs′, -rēz′)
A deep to vivid purplish red.

[French, from Old French, cherry; see cherry.]

ce·rise′ adj.
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(səˈriːz; -ˈriːs)
a. a moderate to dark red colour
b. (as adjective): a cerise scarf.
[C19: from French: cherry]
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(səˈris, -ˈriz)

adj., n.
moderate to deep red.
[1855–60; < French; see cherry]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cerise - a red the color of ripe cherriescerise - a red the color of ripe cherries  
red, redness - red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
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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A. ADJ(de) color de cereza
B. Ncereza f
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[səˈriːz səˈriːs]
adj(couleur) cerise
nrouge m cerise
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adjkirschrot, cerise pred
nKirschrot nt
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Yet anon it would rise again, a mere mote dancing in the dim gray distance, drifting towards a purple island, beneath a fading western sky, streaked with dead gold and cerise. And night fell before I knew whether it was a human head or not.
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Kevin and Cerise work with people with all kinds of disability and get them playing golf.
The punctual queen arrived bang on time for the engagement, dressed in a cerise coat and white silk floral patterned dress&nbsp;by couturier&nbsp;(http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/20/queens-birthday-monarch-begins-celebrations-by-meeting-britains/) Stewart Parvin .
'This car is unique, I had the colour specially done.' 'Pink isn't unique,' I say, 'I've seen loads of pink cars.' 'It's not pink!' shouts Redford, 'It's cerise!' I'm quite enjoying pressing Redford's buttons.
The colour scheme was hot pink and cerise, with bridesmaids wearing strapless dresses and the boys wearing cerise ties with their grey morning suits with tails.
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Mother's Day Basket [pounds sterling]26.99: Featuring cerise alstroemeria, 2 pink carnations, a pink spray chrysanthemum, 2 cerise freesia, a pink large-headed rose and a lilac September flower with salal and eucalyptus, presented in a sage wash softwood pail trimmed with a 'Happy Mother's Day' cotton ribbon.