Bigarreau cherry

Big·​ar·​reau cherry | \ ¦bi-gə-¦ro- \
variants: or less commonly Bigarreau
plural -s

Definition of Bigarreau cherry

: any of several cultivated sweet cherries with rather firm, often light-colored globular fruits — compare duke sense 5, heart cherry

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History and Etymology for Bigarreau cherry

French bigarreau, from Middle French, from bigarrer to variegate, from bi- bi- entry 1 + -garrer (from garre variegated)

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“Bigarreau cherry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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