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noun (cherr, ies)
  1. a small fruit, usually red, black or yellow, with a smooth hard seed and a short hard stem.
  2. a tree or shrub that bears cherries.
  3. the wood of a cherry tree.
  4. (colour) a bright red color, colour
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    1. (slang) virginity, particularly of a woman.
Translations:
  • Dutch: kersenhout
  • French: cerisier(fr)m
  • German: Kirsche(de)f
  • Italian: ciliegio(it)m
  • Spanish: cerezo (Prunus avium), guindo (Prunus cerasus)
adjective
  1. containing or having the taste of cherries.
  2. (colour) of a bright red colour.
  3. (informal, often, of cars) In excellent condition; mint condition.
Translations:
  • Dutch: kersen-
Etymology: From Greek - kerasos, cherry tree; from Greek - keras, horn.


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