Meaning of CURRANT in English

CURRANT

/ ˈkʌrənt; NAmE ˈkɜːr-/ noun

1.

a small dried grape , used in cakes, etc. :

a currant bun

2.

(usually in compounds) a small black, red or white berry that grows in bunches on bushes :

blackcurrants

currant bushes

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English raisons of Corauntz , translating Anglo-Norman French raisins de Corauntz grapes of Corinth (the original source).

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