sweet cherry
noun Date: circa 1901 a white-flowered Eurasian cherry (Prunus avium) widely grown for its large sweet-flavored fruits; also its fruit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sweet cherry — n. 1. an Old World cherry (Prunus avium) whose fruits have a sweet pulp and juice: many varieties have been derived from this tree 2. its fruit: See BIGARREAU, HEART CHERRY …   English World dictionary

  • sweet cherry — paprastoji trešnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vyšnios (Cerasus) genties dekoratyvinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Cerasus avium), paplitęs Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cerasus avium; Cerasus avium var.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sweet cherry — trešnė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Kaulavaisinis erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos sodo augalas. Vyrauja kryžmadulkės, bet yra ir savidulkių veislių. Augalai vidutiniškai ištveria žiemą. Tinka laidžios vandeniui, neįmirkusios derlingos …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • sweet cherry — sweet′ cher′ry n. 1) pln an Old World cherry tree, Prunus avium, the ancestor of many cultured varieties 2) pln the fruit of this tree …   From formal English to slang

  • sweet cherry — noun 1. any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh • Syn: ↑black cherry • Hypernyms: ↑cherry • Hyponyms: ↑bing cherry, ↑heart cherry, ↑oxheart, ↑o …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweet cherry — 1. a cherry tree, Prunus avium, characterized by reddish brown bark and a pyramidal manner of growth. 2. the red, purplish black, or yellow, edible, sweet fruit of this tree. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • sweet cherry — /swit ˈtʃɛri/ (say sweet cheree) noun any of several cultivated forms of the tree, Prunus avium, having sweet fruit …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cherry — This article is about the fruit. For other uses, see Cherry (disambiguation). Cherry tree redirects here. For story about George Washington s honesty, see Parson Weems#The cherry tree anecdote. Cherry Prunus avium (Stella cherry) …   Wikipedia

  • cherry — cherrylike, adj. /cher ee/, n., pl. cherries, adj. n. 1. the fruit of any of various trees belonging to the genus Prunus, of the rose family, consisting of a pulpy, globular drupe enclosing a one seeded smooth stone. 2. the tree bearing such a… …   Universalium

  • cherry tree — noun any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood • Syn: ↑cherry • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Hyponyms: ↑wild cherry, ↑wild cherry tree, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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