prunus avium

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gean \Gean\, n. [F. guigne the fruit of the gean; cf. OHG.
   w[imac]hsila, G. weichsel.] (Bot.)
   A species of cherry tree common in Europe (Prunus avium);
   also, the fruit, which is usually small and dark in color.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cherry \Cher"ry\ (ch[e^]r"r[y^]), n. [OE. chery, for cherys, fr.
   F. cerise (cf. AS. cyrs cherry), fr. LL. ceresia, fr. L.
   cerasus Cherry tree, Gr. keraso`s, perh. fr. ke`ras horn,
   from the hardness of the wood.]
   1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Prunus (Which also
      includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony
      (a) The common garden cherry (Prunus Cerasus), of which
          several hundred varieties are cultivated for the
          fruit, some of which are, the begarreau, blackheart,
          black Tartarian, oxheart, morelle or morello, May-duke
          (corrupted from M['e]doc in France).
      (b) The wild cherry; as, Prunus serotina (wild black
          cherry), valued for its timber; Prunus Virginiana
          (choke cherry), an American shrub which bears
          astringent fruit; Prunus avium and Prunus Padus,
          European trees (bird cherry).
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   2. The fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors
      and flavors.
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   3. The timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry,
      used in cabinetmaking, etc.
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   4. A peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry.
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   Barbadoes cherry. See under Barbadoes.

   Cherry bird (Zool.), an American bird; the cedar bird; --
      so called from its fondness for cherries.

   Cherry bounce, cherry brandy and sugar.

   Cherry brandy, brandy in which cherries have been steeped.

   Cherry laurel (Bot.), an evergreen shrub ({Prunus
      Lauro-cerasus}) common in shrubberies, the poisonous
      leaves of which have a flavor like that of bitter almonds.

   Cherry pepper (Bot.), a species of Capsicum ({Capsicum
      cerasiforme}), with small, scarlet, intensely piquant
      cherry-shaped fruit.

   Cherry pit.
      (a) A child's play, in which cherries are thrown into a
          hole. --Shak.
      (b) A cherry stone.

   Cherry rum, rum in which cherries have been steeped.

   Cherry sucker (Zool.), the European spotted flycatcher
      (Musicapa grisola); -- called also cherry chopper
      cherry snipe.

   Cherry tree, a tree that bears cherries.

   Ground cherry, Winter cherry, See Alkekengi.
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