currant currant

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
  2. (n) any of various deciduous shrubs of the genus Ribes bearing currants
  3. (n) small dried seedless raisin grown in the Mediterranean region and California; used in cooking

Usage(s):

  1. Wine snobs the world over like to show off their expertise by sniffing at a glass and identifying the notes of black currant, citrus and other fruits they detect.
  2. WEIL: Try taking supplemental black currant oil or evening primrose oil, sources of a fatty acid called GLA that nourishes skin and hair.
  3. She is spinning sugar, a complex task that will result in a haze of edible angel hair adorning a dessert of red currant ice cream in brandy-snap cups.

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