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English noun: currant

1. currant (food) any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams


Broader (hypernym)berry


Narrower (hyponym)black currant, gooseberry, red currant

2. currant (plant) any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants


Synonymscurrant bush


Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub


Narrower (hyponym)black currant, European black currant, garden current, red currant, Ribes nigrum, Ribes rubrum, Ribes sanguineum, Ribes sativum, white currant, winter currant


Member meronymgenus Ribes, Ribes

3. currant (food) small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking


Broader (hypernym)raisin









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