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sour cherry

noun
1.
a cherry, Prunus cerasus, characterized by gray bark and the spreading habit of its branches.
2.
the red, tart fruit of this tree, used in making pies and preserves.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for sour cherry

sour cherry

noun
1.
a Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus cerasus, with white flowers: cultivated for its tart red fruits
2.
the fruit of this tree Compare sweet cherry See also morello, amarelle
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