heart cherry

heart cherry
1. any of several cultivated sweet cherries having sweet juicy heart-shaped fruits
Syn: ↑oxheart, ↑oxheart cherry
Hypernyms: ↑sweet cherry, ↑Prunus avium
2. large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
Syn: ↑oxheart, ↑oxheart cherry
Hypernyms: ↑sweet cherry, ↑black cherry
Hyponyms: ↑blackheart, ↑blackheart cherry

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: any of several cultivated sweet cherries with rather soft-fleshed heart-shaped fruits — compare bigarreau cherry, duke 5

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1. a large, heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry having soft flesh.
2. the tree bearing this fruit. Also called gean.

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heart cherry,
a sweet cherry, having heart-shaped fruit with soft flesh.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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