cherrystone

[cher-ee-stohn]

noun

the one-seeded smooth stone of the cherry.
the quahog, Venus mercenaria, when larger than a littleneck.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. cherry-bob,
  2. cherry-pick,
  3. cherry-pie,
  4. cherry-red spot,
  5. cherry-red spot myoclonus syndrome,
  6. chersonese,
  7. chert,
  8. chertsey,
  9. cherub,
  10. cherubfish

Origin of cherrystone

First recorded in 1300–50, cherrystone is from the Middle English word cheriston. See cherry, stone

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