- n. alternative spelling of redcurrant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) See Currant.
- n. small red berries used primarily in jams and jellies
- n. cultivated European current bearing small edible red berries
“Various figs, ranging in size from a large red currant to a tennis-ball, and in colour from white through all the tints from pale yellow and green to red, purple and black, sweet and generally mawkish.”
“Currants, by-the-bye, both black and red, are also native plants; the black currant is by no means rare in this State, and very much resembles the varieties cultivated in gardens; the wild red currant is chiefly confined to the northern parts of the country, and it is precisely like that which we cultivate.”
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