bing cherry


often capitalized B
: 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 This example tastes of bing cherry, cocoa and brown sugar, with an appealing carbonation to balance the sweetness. Dave McIntyre, Washington Post, 25 Nov. 2023 Expressive aromas of bing cherry, clove, turmeric and a hint of coriander. Tom Hyland, Forbes, 19 Dec. 2022 Also not to be missed: its well-structured Grande Année Rosé 2014, with a bright saline character, along with pithy pink grapefruit, orange peel and some bing cherry notes. Lana Bortolot, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 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, 5 Sep. 2020 First things first: Trump is cherry-picking his data. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, 17 Oct. 2017 Scalise is cherry-picking the data points to cast doubt on gun laws after a national tragedy. Nicole Lewis, Washington Post, 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,, 28 Sep. 2017 See More

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Word History


Ah Bing flourished 1875 American (Chinese-born) horticulturist

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bing cherry was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Bing cherry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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