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English adjective: cherry

1. cherry of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Synonymsblood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry-red, crimson, red, reddish, ruby, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: cherry

1. cherry (plant) wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry

Broader (hypernym)wood

Substance meronymcherry, cherry tree

2. cherry (plant) any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood

Synonymscherry tree

Broader (hypernym)fruit tree

Narrower (hyponym)capulin, capulin tree, Catalina cherry, chokecherry, chokecherry tree, flowering cherry, Prunus avium, Prunus capuli, Prunus cerasus, Prunus lyonii, Prunus virginiana, sour cherry, sour cherry tree, sweet cherry, wild cherry, wild cherry tree

Part holonymcherry

Member meronymgenus Prunus, Prunus

Substance holonymcherry

3. cherry (food) a red fruit with a single hard stone

Broader (hypernym)drupe, edible fruit, stone fruit

Narrower (hyponym)black cherry, capulin, Mexican black cherry, sour cherry, sweet cherry

Part meronymcherry, cherry tree

4. cherry (attribute) a red the color of ripe cherries

Synonymscerise, cherry red

Broader (hypernym)red, redness

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