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  Definition of currant
  1. any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  2. small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking
  3. any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
Similar Words: currant bush

 

Hyponyms: gooseberry, black currant, red currant, garden current, Ribes rubrum, European black currant, Ribes nigrum, white currant, Ribes sativum, winter currant, Ribes sanguineum

 

Member Meronyms: Ribes, genus Ribes

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: aalbes   Finnish: herukka  
French: groseille   German: Johannisbeere  
Italian: ribes   Polish: porzeczka  
Russian: смородина   Slovene: ribez  
Spanish: grosella   Swedish: vinbär  
 
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