white currant

noun
garden currant bearing small white berries
Syn: ↑Ribes sativum
Hypernyms: ↑currant, ↑currant bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Ribes, ↑genus Ribes

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • White currant — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White currant — Taxobox name = Ribes image caption = White currant regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Saxifragales familia = Grossulariaceae genus = Ribes species = R. glandulosum binomial = Ribes glandulosum binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • white currant — raudonasis serbentas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agrastinių šeimos maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Ribes rubrum), paplitęs vakarų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ribes rubrum; Ribes rubrum var. sativum; Ribes sativum; Ribes… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white currant — /waɪt ˈkʌrənt/ (say wuyt kuruhnt) noun a variety of the redcurrant, Ribes sativum, having white berries …   Australian English dictionary

  • white currant — noun a cultivated variety of redcurrant with pale edible berries …   English new terms dictionary

  • Currant — Cur rant (k?r rant), n. [F. corinthe (raisins de Corinthe raisins of Corinth) currant (in sense 1), from the city of Corinth in Greece, whence, probably, the small dried grape (1) was first imported, the Ribes fruit (2) receiving the name from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Currant borer — Currant Cur rant (k?r rant), n. [F. corinthe (raisins de Corinthe raisins of Corinth) currant (in sense 1), from the city of Corinth in Greece, whence, probably, the small dried grape (1) was first imported, the Ribes fruit (2) receiving the name …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Currant worm — Currant Cur rant (k?r rant), n. [F. corinthe (raisins de Corinthe raisins of Corinth) currant (in sense 1), from the city of Corinth in Greece, whence, probably, the small dried grape (1) was first imported, the Ribes fruit (2) receiving the name …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White — (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith. szveisti, to make …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White alder — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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