currant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"currant" in British English

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currantnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkʌr.ənt/  us   /ˈkɝː-/

currant noun [C] (DRY FRUIT)

a ​small, ​blackdried grape without ​seeds, used ​especially in ​cakes: currant ​buns

currant noun [C] (FRUIT)

a ​small, round ​fruit that ​grows on ​bushes and is ​eatenfresh or ​cooked: blackcurrants/​redcurrants currant ​bushes Note: This word is often used in compounds.
(Definition of currant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"currant" in American English

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currantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɜr·ənt, ˈkʌr·ənt/
a ​sour berry (= ​small, round ​fruit) that ​grows on ​bushes, or the ​plant on which it ​grows: red currant ​jelly A currant is also a ​small raisin (= ​driedfruit) used esp. in ​baking.
(Definition of currant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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