All Saints' cherry


Definition of All Saints' cherry

: an ornamental horticultural variety (Prunus cerasus semperflorens) of the sour cherry blooming in spring and autumn

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First Known Use of All Saints' cherry

1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for All Saints' cherry

so called from its alleged blooming on All Saints' Day

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“All Saints' cherry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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