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One entry found for currant.
Main Entry: cur·rant
Pronunciation: primarystresskschwar-schwant, primarystresskschwa-rschwant
Function: noun
Etymology: from Middle English raison of Coraunte, literally, "raisin of Corinth," from Corinth, city in Greece from which it was exported
1 : a small seedless raisin used in baking and cooking
2 : the acid edible fruit of several shrubs related to the gooseberries; also : a plant bearing currants

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