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gean

[geen] /gin/
noun
Origin of gean
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35, gean is from the Middle French word guigne, of uncertain origin
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gean

/ɡiːn/
noun
1.
Also called wild cherry. a white-flowered rosaceous tree, Prunus avium, of Europe, W Asia, and N Africa, the ancestor of the cultivated sweet cherries
2.
See sweet cherry (sense 2)
Word Origin
C16: from Old French guine
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