bing cherry

noun, often capitalized B
\ ˈbiŋ- How to pronounce bing cherry (audio) \

Definition of bing cherry

: a widely cultivated large sweet cherry having glossy dark red skin and firm juicy flesh

Examples of bing cherry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 2017 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir is full with aromas of black plum, raspberry, and forest floor, complemented by flavors of bing cherry and sassafras and hints of baking spice. Rachel King, Fortune, "There’s more than one way to ditch white (wine) after Labor Day," 5 Sep. 2020 First things first: Trump is cherry-picking his data. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, "Trump doesn’t seem to have any idea what he’s doing on health care," 17 Oct. 2017 Scalise is cherry-picking the data points to cast doubt on gun laws after a national tragedy. Nicole Lewis, Washington Post, "Does a city with the ‘toughest gun laws’ end up with ‘worst gun violence’?," 17 Oct. 2017 On the upside, this means today’s savvy shoppers can get some delicious wines at unfairly low prices — like this sustainably grown California merlot brimming with flavors of bing cherries, black plums, and vanilla. Marnie Old,, "Great Wine Values: Hayes Valley Merlot," 28 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of bing cherry

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bing cherry

Ah Bing flourished 1875 American (Chinese-born) horticulturist

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The first known use of bing cherry was in 1894

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“Bing cherry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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