HyperDic: currant

English > 3 senses of the word currant:
NOUNfoodcurrantany of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
plantcurrant, currant bushany of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
foodcurrantsmall dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean / Mediterranean region and California
English > currant: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams.
Narrowerblack currantsmall black berries used in jams and jellies
gooseberryCurrant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
red currantsmall red berries used primarily in jams and jellies
BroaderberryAny of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits
Spanishgrosella
Catalangrosella, riba
English > currant: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants.
Synonymcurrant bush
Member ofRibes, genus RibesA flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries
Narrowerblack currant, European black currant, Ribes nigrumWidely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries
red currant, garden current, Ribes rubrumcultivated European current bearing small edible red berries
white currant, Ribes sativumgarden currant bearing small white berries
winter currant, Ribes sanguineumA flowering shrub
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishgrosellero
Catalanriber
English > currant: 3 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningsmall dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean / Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking.
Broaderraisindried grape
Spanishpasa de Corintio, pasa
Catalanpansa de Corint

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