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.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012