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Main Entry: cher·ry
Pronunciation: primarystresscher-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural cherries
Etymology: Middle English chery "a cherry," from early French cherise "the cherry" (mistaken as being a plural), derived from Latin cerasus "cherry tree"
1 a : any of numerous trees and shrubs that are related to the roses and have rather small pale yellow to deep blackish red smooth-skinned fruits b : the fruit of a cherry c : the reddish brown wood of a cherry
2 : a medium red

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