sweet cherry

noun

Definition of sweet cherry 

: a white-flowered Eurasian cherry (Prunus avium) widely grown for its large sweet-flavored fruits also : its fruit

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Similarly, Kimoji Cherry starts with a punch of fruit, combining sweet cherry, raspberry, and strawberry notes. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "KKW Beauty Is Launching Three New Fragrances Inspired by Kimojis in July [UPDATE]," 13 July 2018 The briny tuna eggs and sweet cherry tomatoes transformed the gnocchi from comfort food to fantasy-fulfilling. Alice Short, latimes.com, "Avoiding pain and finding only pleasure in Sicily," 27 May 2018 There’s a clam pie, a mashed potato pie and a pizza called Killer Dana topped with sweet cherry peppers, cilantro pesto, Italian chicken sausage and Parmesan. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Restaurateur Bill Chait (the guy who brought you Bestia) to open his first L.A. restaurant in over 2 years," 12 June 2018 This year, the village environmental committee added five more trees — sweet cherries, nectarines and additional varieties of plums — and three blackberry shrubs. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Frustrated environmental-committee members resign. Now Hales Corners fruit and nut orchard is at risk," 18 June 2018 Some favorites were pureed Blenheim apricots swirled into the barely sweet, hot rice or even better, roasted sweet cherries with their juices spooned over the creamy grains. Evan Kleiman, latimes.com, "Just in time for summer: A sweet twist to risotto with peaches," 8 June 2018 Offered in a variety of new colors and finishes (including 3-D florals and sweet cherry prints), the Dinky reigns as the brand's It bag for the holiday season. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Selena Gomez Is Ready to Party In Coach's New Holiday Campaign," 20 Oct. 2017 And stay away from the likes of blueberries, sweet cherries, peaches and pears, which are too sweet for this supremely sugary dessert. Melissa Clark, New York Times, "A Tart Solution for Sweet Crumb Cake," 20 Apr. 2018 Washington is the biggest producer of apples and sweet cherries in the United States. Nicholas K. Geranios, The Seattle Times, "Washington state apple, cherry industries wary of trade war," 2 Apr. 2018

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circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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