1. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) fruit with a single hard stone
Related terms: edible_fruit drupe sour_cherry capulin sweet_cherry
2. [ noun ] (botany) any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood
Synonyms: cherry_tree
Related terms: fruit_tree wild_cherry capulin sour_cherry Catalina_cherry flowering_cherry chokecherry sweet_cherry Prunus
3. [ noun ] wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
Related terms: wood
4. [ adjective ] (color) having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
Synonyms: red crimson ruby carmine blood-red cerise cherry-red ruddy ruby-red scarlet reddish
Related terms: chromatic
5. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 922
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 780
7. [ noun ] (color) a red the color of ripe cherries
Synonyms: cherry_red cerise
Related terms: red
Similar spelling:   Chery