heart cherry

  1. a large, heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry having soft flesh.

  2. the tree bearing this fruit.

Origin of heart cherry

First recorded in 1590–1600

Words Nearby heart cherry

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How to use heart cherry in a sentence

  • She certainly did look like a fresh white-heart cherry going to be bitten off the stem by that lipless mouth.

    Brother Jacob | George Eliot
  • Mrs. Delmer sighed, and changed the subject, as the vicar came back, to the amount of blossom there was on the white-heart cherry.

    What Not | Rose Macaulay

British Dictionary definitions for heart cherry

heart cherry

  1. a heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry

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