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  • n. Alternative spelling of redcurrant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Currant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small red berries used primarily in jams and jellies
  • n. cultivated European current bearing small edible red berries


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  • Various figs, ranging in size from a large red currant to a tennis-ball, and in colour from white through all the tints from pale yellow and green to red, purple and black, sweet and generally mawkish.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Currants, by-the-bye, both black and red, are also native plants; the black currant is by no means rare in this State, and very much resembles the varieties cultivated in gardens; the wild red currant is chiefly confined to the northern parts of the country, and it is precisely like that which we cultivate.

    Rural Hours


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