currant

Berry of a small seedless variety of cultivated grape (Vitis vinifera). Currants are grown on a large scale in Greece and California and are dried for use in cooking and baking. Because of the similarity of the fruit, the name `currant` is also given to several species of shrubs (genus Ribes, family G...
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currant

[n] - any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants 2. [n] - small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California 3. [n] - any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
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Currant

Cur'rant noun [ French corinthe (raisins de Corinthe raisins of Corinth) currant (in sense 1), from the city of Corinth in Greece, whence, probably, the small dried grape (1) was first imported, the Ribes fruit (2) receiving the name from its resemblance to that grape.] 1...
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currant

currant bush noun any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
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Currant

• (n.) A small kind of seedless raisin, imported from the Levant, chiefly from Zante and Cephalonia; -- used in cookery. • (n.) The acid fruit or berry of the Ribes rubrum or common red currant, or of its variety, the white currant. • (n.) A shrub or bush of several species of the genus Ribes (a genus also including the gooseberry); ...
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currant

shrub of the genus Ribes of the gooseberry family (Grossulariaceae), the piquant, juicy berries of which are used chiefly in jams and jellies. There ... [1 related articles]
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Currant

This fruit is a tiny berry from the gooseberry family. There are black, red, and white currants. Black ones are used in syrups and liqueurs; red and white ones are eaten and used in some preserves and sauces.
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currant

currant, northern shrub of the family Saxifragaceae (saxifrage family), of the same genus (Ribes) as the gooseberry bush. The tart berries of the currant may be black, white, or red; the white gooseberry becomes purple when mature. Both, especially the larger European species, are eaten fresh and al...
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Currant

Currant is the name of two well-known shrubs of the order Grossulariaceae, cultivated in gardens for their fruit. The red currant, Ribes rubrum, the fruit of which is used principally for tarts and jellies, is a native of southern Europe, Asia, and North America. The white currant is a cultivated variety of the red, and is used chiefly for dessert ...
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Currant

This fruit is a tiny berry from the gooseberry family. There are black, red, and white currants. Black ones are used in syrups and liqueurs; red and white ones are eaten and used in some preserves and sauces.
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CURRANT

The acidulous berry of a shrub, usually dried.
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currant

This fruit gets its name from Corinth, a once famous city of ancient Greece, where currants were cultivated and exported in considerable quantities. It is related to the gooseberry and there are black, red, and white currents. The black ones are generally used for preserves, syrups, and liqueurs (such as cassis), while the red and white berries ......
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