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currantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɜr·ənt, ˈkʌr·ənt/
a ​sourberry (= ​small, round ​fruit) that ​grows on ​bushes, or the ​plant on which it ​grows: red currant ​jelly A currant is also a ​smallraisin (= ​driedfruit) used esp. in ​baking.
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