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currant

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌr.ənt/  us   /ˈkɝː-/

currant noun [C] (DRY FRUIT)

a small, black dried grape without seeds, used especially in cakes: currant buns

currant noun [C] (FRUIT)

a small, round fruit that grows on bushes and is eaten fresh or cooked: blackcurrants/redcurrants currant bushes Note: This word is often used in compounds.
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