bigarreau cherry

bigarreau cherry
\\|bigə|ro-\ noun also bigarreau (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized B
Etymology: French bigarreau, from Middle French, from bigarrer to variegate, from bi- bi- (I) + -garrer (from garre variegated)
: any of several cultivated sweet cherries with rather firm, often light-colored globular fruits — compare duke 5, heart cherry

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