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noun
the small, round, blackish, edible fruit of a widely cultivated shrub, Ribes nigrum, of the saxifrage family.
the shrub itself.
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British Dictionary definitions for black currant

blackcurrant
/ (ˌblækˈkʌrənt) /

noun
a N temperate shrub, Ribes nigrum, having red or white flowers and small edible black berries: family Grossulariaceae
  1. the fruit of this shrub
  2. (as modifier)blackcurrant jelly
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