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Definition of the noun red currant

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noun

  1. cultivated European current bearing small edible red berries
  2. small red berries used primarily in jams and jellies
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: currant = any of several tart red or black berries used primarily for jellies and jams
    • part of: garden current / Ribes rubrum = cultivated European current bearing small edible red berries

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Google previewThe Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)

by Philip Miller

Large Red Dutch Currant Common Red Currant Late Red Currant Murrey, or Champaigne Black Currant Strip'd Currant Currant with Gooseberry-Leaves English-wild Currant. Several fine Sorts of Goose- Berries. T Arge Green Early J-J Large ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1735)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller

Common red Currant. 2. Ribes ; major, frutlu rubro. H. Est. The large Dutch red Currant. 3. Ribes; vulgaris, acidus, albas, bac cas f er ens. J. B. Common white Currant. 4. Ribes ; qua Grolfularia, hor- tests, major e fruttu albo. H.B..Far.

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Crosses with red currant gave rise to several old cultivars. Ref.: Bachteev 1970, 352 pp.; Hegi ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

While-ribbed-leaved Red Currant alpinum. Alpine Red Currant, Tasteless ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

RED CURRANT(Ribes rubrum) [Saxifragaceae] Gardencurrant; Garnetberry; Northern red currant; Raisin tree; Wineberry: Thered currant is widely cultivated in Europe, seldom inthe United States.In Europe theyareeaten fresh, made into ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

rubra, common red currant tree, &c, has a shrubby stem, dividing low into many branches, forming a bushy head, five or six feet high or more, without thorns ; broad trilobate leaves, and smooth pendulous clusters of plane greenish flowers, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

"RIBE s Rubrum, Cammon Red Currant tree, &c.] Hath a fhrubby stem, dividing , low into many branches, forming a bushy head, five or fix feet high, or more, without thorns ; broad trilobate leaves, and fmooth pendulous ciusters of plane ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs; Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged ... with Engravings of Nearly All the Species (1853)

by John Claudius Loudon

The tree currant affords a fruit rather smaller, and more acrid, than the common red currant; but by crossing and cultivation it might, no doubt, be greatly improved ; and, from its comparatively tree-like habits, might be a more convenient fruit ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1869)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters by John Claudius Loudon

The tree currant affords a fruit rather smaller, and more acrid, than the common red currant ; hut by crossing and cultivation it might, no doubt, be greatly improved ; and, from its comparatively tree-like habits, might be a more convenient fruit ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Ribes RUBRA, common red currant tree, &c. hath a shrubby stem, dividing low into many branches, forming a bushy head, 5 or 6 feet high or more, without thorns; broad trilobate leaves, and smooth pendulous clusters of plane greenish ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

The fruit is much larger than the red currant, and cultivation has lately produced varieties remarkable for ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

red currant (R. sativum) and (C) white ...

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