Cher´ry   Pronunciation: chĕr´rŷ
n.1.(Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Prunus (Which also includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony stone;
2.The fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors and flavors.
3.The timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry, used in cabinetmaking, etc.
4.A peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry.
Barbadoes cherry
See under Barbadoes.
Cherry bird
(Zool.) an American bird; the cedar bird; - so called from its fondness for cherries.
Cherry bounce
cherry brandy and sugar.
Cherry brandy
brandy in which cherries have been steeped.
Cherry laurel
(Bot.) an evergreen shrub (Prunus Lauro-cerasus) common in shrubberies, the poisonous leaves of which have a flavor like that of bitter almonds.
Cherry pepper
(Bot.) a species of Capsicum (Capsicum cerasiforme), with small, scarlet, intensely piquant cherry-shaped fruit.
Cherry pit
a - A child's play, in which cherries are thrown into a hole.
b - A cherry stone.
- Shak.
Cherry rum
rum in which cherries have been steeped.
Cherry sucker
(Zool.) the European spotted flycatcher (Musicapa grisola); - called also cherry chopper cherry snipe
Cherry tree
a tree that bears cherries.
Ground cherry
See Alkekengi.
a.1.Like a red cherry in color; ruddy; blooming; as, a cherry lip; cherry cheeks.
Noun1.cherry - wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
2.cherry - any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
Synonyms: cherry tree
3.cherry - fruit with a single hard stone
4.cherry - a red the color of ripe cherries
Synonyms: cerise, cherry red
Adj.1.cherry - having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
To see cherries in your dream, symbolizes honesty and truthfulness or sweetness and good fortune.blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry-red, chromatic, crimson, red, reddish, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet
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