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white currant Syllabification: white cur·rant

Definition of white currant in English:


A cultivated variety of red currant with pale edible berries. The berries are insipid and generally used for jams and jellies, in combination with other fruits.
Example sentences
  • Red and white currants ripen in mid to late summer.
  • They had gooseberries, blackcurrants, white currants and blackberries together with a really good stand of raspberry canes.
  • The currant worm is not as troublesome for the black currant as it is for the red or white currant.
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