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red currant

noun
1.
any of various currant shrubs of the genus Ribes, bearing an edible, red fruit.
2.
the fruit itself.
Origin of red currant
1620-1630
1620-30
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British Dictionary definitions for redcurrant

redcurrant

/ˈrɛdˈkʌrənt/
noun
1.
a N temperate shrub, Ribes rubrum, having greenish flowers and small edible rounded red berries: family Grossulariaceae
2.
  1. the fruit of this shrub
  2. (as modifier): redcurrant jelly
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