red currant

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noun

any of various currant shrubs of the genus Ribes, bearing an edible, red fruit.
the fruit itself.

Nearby words

  1. red corpuscle,
  2. red count,
  3. red crescent,
  4. red cross,
  5. red cross, international,
  6. red deer,
  7. red deer river,
  8. red delicious,
  9. red devil,
  10. red dog

Origin of red currant

First recorded in 1620–30

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