- any of several plants having flowers with an odor suggestive of cherries, as the heliotrope.
Origin of cherry pie
First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for cherry-pie
But one of Fred's grand coup-d'oeils was the affair of the cherry-pie.
On the roof Keith's pigeons sat cooing amiably; the mingled sweetness of 'cherry-pie' and mignonette filled the warm air.Anxious Audrey
To this day the smell of "cherry-pie," one element only, reminds me of the place and nothing else.The Retrospect
They had a cherry-pie, besides some currant-wine, And every guest brought something, that sumptuous they might dine.Aunt Kitty's Stories
Cherry-pie was a standing dish at our house with which to celebrate the Declaration of Independence.
- a widely planted garden heliotrope, Heliotropium peruvianum
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