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Definition of cherry noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. cherries)
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  1. 1[countable] a small, soft, round fruit with shiny red or black skin and a large seed inside
  2. 2(also cherry tree) [countable] a tree on which cherries grow, or a similar tree, grown for its flowers cherry blossoms a winter-flowering cherry
  3. 3(also cherrywood
    [uncountable] the wood of the cherry tree
  4. 4(also cherry red) [uncountable] a bright red color
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cherry