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 Frosty purple eyes and pink lips that would play nice both in space or under the mistletoe were the sweet cherry on top, courtesy of makeup artist Karina Milan. Michella Oré, Vogue, 21 Nov. 2021 So at sweet cherry breeding programs, cherries are literally bred to be as firm as possible. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 23 July 2021 On the palate there are flavors of sweet cherry, wild fresh strawberries, blood orange, and allspice. Rachel King, Fortune, 8 May 2021 This pack of three rings comes in savory sky blue, sweet cherry red, and common transparent white. Chris Hachey, BGR, 4 May 2021 Train sweet cherry trees to the open center system with three to five scaffold branches. oregonlive, 7 Feb. 2021 With this recipe, Minetta Gould kicks brine and soda up a notch, adding citrus juice to the mix and using brine from jarred Sweety Drops, Peppadews, or sweet cherry peppers. Sunset Magazine, 21 Jan. 2021 Make these little cherry pies and dress up like a vampire to pretend the sweet cherry filling is actually blood and guts. Washington Post, 26 Oct. 2020 Cherry Kool-Aid Spilled includes sweet cherry and vanilla bean. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, 21 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of sweet cherry

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sweet cherry was circa 1901

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“Sweet cherry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20cherry. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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