Bigarreau cherry

noun Big·ar·reau cherry \¦bi-gə-¦ro-\
variants: less commonly


Definition of Bigarreau cherry



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

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Origin and Etymology of bigarreau cherry

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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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