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Black currant

Widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries.  Synonyms: European black currant, Ribes nigrum.
Small black berries used in jams and jellies.

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"Black currant" Quotes from Famous Books

... off the wheelbarrow, and started running as fast as he could go, along a straight walk behind some black currant-bushes. ...
— Children's Literature - A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher-Training Classes • Charles Madison Curry

... beer which is not very strong, but they make it less so by mixing it with water, as they do almost every beverage; sometimes they have wine, lemonade, or currant juice, which is called groseille, and that from the black currant cassis; there they will sit looking at the dances, in which they sometimes join, and return home about ten o'clock. This is pretty much the routine of a regularly conducted working-man in Paris, and it must ...
— How to Enjoy Paris in 1842 • F. Herve

Words linked to "Black currant" :   European black currant, genus Ribes, Ribes, Ribes nigrum, currant bush, currant

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