cherry stone

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Noun1.cherry stone - the stone seed of a cherry
endocarp, pit, stone - the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"
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Bird-ringers suspect that a Hawfinch can give the Galapagos Finch a run for its money, capable of clamping its bill around a finger or cracking open a cherry stone.
Jeff Hughes, from Wirral, was given an PS80 fine by Kingdom litter wardens for dropping a cherry stone on grass outside Birkenhead Library.
They are made with pure butter and mahlab, the spice comprising the dried St Lucy's cherry stone.
In the next room, others stood patiently in long lines to wait for volunteer grafters like Shepherd to snip, whittle and bind cuttings from apple, pear, cherry stone fruit trees and persimmon to root stock grown by orchardists throughout the state, many of them members of the Home Orchard Society.
Seuss's Eight-Nozzled Elephant-Toted Boom Blitz (although that machine spewed sour cherry stone pits, not blog posts).
HOW far can you spit a cherry stone? Franz-Wolfgang Coersten holds the record of 63ft 4in.
She has filled five display cabinets with bits of fluff, dust, hair, plastic, twigs, woollen pom-poms and a discarded cherry stone.
Head'' is based on ''Atama-Yama,'' a Rakugo story in which a stingy man ends up having a cherry tree growing on his head after swallowing a cherry stone.
A member of the Fine Arts faculty at the University of Massachusetts, Beal has exhibited his work at a number of galleries, including Cherry Stone Gallery of Wellfleet, Mass., and Prince Street Gallery and Maurice Arlos Fine Arts, both of New York.
Because of the small size of the cherry and the lightness of its flesh and the insubstantiality of its skin, scarcely more solid than the surface of a liquid drop, the cherry stone was always incongruous.