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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams; Small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; Any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing certain berries.

Usage examples (37)
  • I 'm sure there 's nothing in currant jelly or tea to hurt you.
  • The white bordered by the red currant is also down the side of the chest of the shirt.
  • The currant is very hardy, and will grow in any soil or situation, even under the drip of trees.
  • The most formidable of these is popularly known as the currant worm. for more
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  • My "current" (happening now) favorite is a breakfast of coffee and a "currant" (berry much like a raisin) scone.
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