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"cherry" in British English

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cherrynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʃer.i/
B2 a ​small, round, ​softred or ​blackfruit with a ​single hard ​seed in the ​middle, or the ​tree on which the ​fruitgrows

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cherryadjective

uk   us   /ˈtʃer.i/ (also cherry-red)
(Definition of cherry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cherrynoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃer·i/
a ​small, round, ​soft, ​red or ​blackfruit with a ​single, hard ​seed in the ​middle, or the ​tree on which the ​fruitgrows
(Definition of cherry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cherry”
in Korean 체리, 버찌…
in Arabic كَرَز…
in Malaysian buah ceri…
in French cerise…
in Russian вишня…
in Chinese (Traditional) 櫻桃, 櫻桃樹…
in Italian ciliegia…
in Turkish kiraz…
in Polish wiśnia…
in Spanish cereza…
in Vietnamese quả anh đào…
in Portuguese cereja…
in Thai เชอร์รี่…
in German die Kirsche…
in Catalan cirera…
in Japanese サクランボ、チェリー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 樱桃, 樱桃树…
in Indonesian ceri…
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