sweet cherry


Definition of sweet cherry

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

Examples of sweet cherry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make these little cherry pies and dress up like a vampire to pretend the sweet cherry filling is actually blood and guts. Washington Post, "7 Halloween recipes for frightful fun at home," 26 Oct. 2020 Cherry Kool-Aid Spilled includes sweet cherry and vanilla bean. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, "Upcoming food and drink events in New Orleans," 21 Sep. 2020 The student body from both universities could gather unmasked under a cluster of sweet cherry trees — with enough room for distancing, in theory — and still be on the right side of the law. USA Today, "'So much for honor': Despite COVID cases, college students threw Labor Day weekend of parties," 9 Sep. 2020 Alternate threading sweet cherry tomatoes with bocconcini, which are small tasty balls of mozzarella cheese, on a bamboo stick or straw. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love," 28 Feb. 2020 Then there’s Destihl Brewery’s Cranberry Criek, a kettle sour produced with cranberry and sweet cherry purees. Zak Stambor, chicagotribune.com, "Cranberries in your beer? For Thanksgiving, look for styles that balance the tannic and tart fruit," 21 Nov. 2019 Niche crops, including tree nuts, sweet cherries, cranberries and grapes, were also eligible for relief, and so were dairy and pork producers. Laura Reiley, Washington Post, "President tweets American farmers ‘starting to do great again’ - except they are not.," 23 July 2019 The profound, long-lasting, bready flavor of the 32-hours-fermented dough went shot for shot with bossy toppings like the aforementioned anchovies and a fruity-hot garlic-habanero cream inlaid with sweet cherry tomatoes. Fortune, "Philadelphia’s Pizzeria Beddia Wants to Be More Than Just the ‘Best Pizza in America’," 22 Sep. 2019 So there are never more than seven or so pastas on the menu at any given time, including feather-light potato gnocchi dressed simply in olive oil and tossed with slivered almonds, sweet cherry tomatoes and wild arugula. Los Angeles Times, "At Colapasta in downtown Santa Monica, a Michelin-starred chef returns to his roots," 9 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of sweet cherry

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Sweet cherry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20cherry. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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