Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A variety of cultivated cherry having sweet juicy fruit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large heart-shaped cherry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large heart-shaped cherry, either black, red, or white.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large variety of cherry: so called from its shape.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several cultivated sweet cherries having sweet juicy heart-shaped fruits
  • n. large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh

Etymologies

From its shape.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
ox +‎ heart (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Others have an "oxheart" shape, tapered at the end, like Hungarian Heart.

    You Say Tomato. They Say Phony.

  • For that's what those paintings formed, the central panel a riotous garden scene with an oxheart vine in the foreground, serpentine and heavy with fruit, flanked by two smaller panels of growth and decay.

    Watershed

  • Rory studied the enormous beefsteak, the delicate cherry, the fiendishly succulent, dark tomato she called her Black Prince; the meaty oxheart, his own favourite.

    Watershed

  • At left, oxheart tomatoes Victor Schrager Stories of their provenance and discovery are part of the appeal of heirloom tomatoes.

    Tasty Tomatoes

  • It would be nice to think that we've torn up all our flower beds to raise black oxheart tomatoes and red warty thing squash.

    The Seattle Times

  • Deep-red oxheart with full-bodied flavor; large 12-ounce paste tomatoes and good slicers.

    ScrippsNews

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