a cherry, Prunus cerasus, characterized by gray bark and the spreading habit of its branches.
the red, tart fruit of this tree, used in making pies and preserves.
Origin of sour cherry
First recorded in 1880–85
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Steingass explains al-bl by sour-cherry, an armarylla; if sour, is it the Morello cherry?The Bbur-nma in English
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