blackcurrant

UK [ˌblækˈkʌrənt] / US [blækˈkʌrənt] noun [countable/uncountable]
Word forms "blackcurrant":
singular blackcurrant plural blackcurrants
a small soft dark fruit that grows especially in Europe on a bush called a blackcurrant bush

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  • blackcurrant — [[t]blæ̱kkʌ̱rənt, AM kɜːrənt[/t]] blackcurrants N COUNT In Europe, blackcurrants are a type of very small, dark purple fruits that grow in bunches on bushes. [BRIT] Place the blackcurrants in a pan. ...a carton of blackcurrant drink …   English dictionary

  • blackcurrant — noun (C) 1 a European plant that grows in gardens and has small blue black berries (berry) 2 a berry from this plant: blackcurrant juice compare redcurrant …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blackcurrant — noun a) A shrub that produces small, very dark purple, edible berries. b) The berry borne by this shrub …   Wiktionary

  • blackcurrant — black|cur|rant [ˌblækˈkʌrənt US ˈkə:r ] n a small blue black ↑berry that grows in bunches on a bush …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blackcurrant — black cur·rant || ‚blæ kÊŒrÉ™nt n. type of berry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blackcurrant — noun 1》 a small round edible black berry which grows in loose hanging clusters. 2》 the widely cultivated shrub which bears blackcurrants. [Ribes nigrum.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • blackcurrant — [ˌblækˈkʌrənt] noun [C/U] a small soft dark fruit that grows on bushes in Europe …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • blackcurrant — /blækˈkʌrənt / (say blak kuruhnt) noun 1. the small, black edible fruit of the shrub Ribes nigrum. 2. the shrub itself …   Australian English dictionary

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