from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of shrubs including gooseberries and currants of many kinds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A currant; generally as plural, currants.
- n. A genus of polypetalous shrubs, constituting the tribe Ribesieæ in the order Saxifragaceæ, and producing small flowers with four or five scale-like petals, four or five stamens, two styles, and an ovoid calyx-tube united to the ovary, continued above into a tubular or bell-shaped four- or five-cleft limb, which is often colored.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
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