Meaning of CURRANT in English


noun the acid fruit or berry of the ribes rubrum or common red currant, or of its variety, the white currant.

2. currant ·noun a small kind of seedless raisin, imported from the levant, chiefly from zante and cephalonia;

— used in cookery.

3. currant ·noun a shrub or bush of several species of the genus ribes (a genus also including the gooseberry); ·esp., the ribes rubrum.

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