Translation of cherry in Spanish:

cherry

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃeri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (fruit) cereza (feminine) wild cherry cereza silvestre black cherry guinda (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) cherry brandy aguardiente (masculine) de cerezas cherry tomato tomate (masculine) cherry or cereza
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    • His mother would place a bowl of bright red cherries or shiny pistachios before us and we picked at the food as we chatted lazily.
    • In 1920, Midwestern states produced a variety of crops such as apples, cherries, grapes, tomatoes, potatoes, and strawberries.
    • My snack is Granny Smith apples, grapes or cherries and low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese.
    1.2 countable/numerable (tree) cerezo (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) cherry blossom flor (feminine) de cerezo cherry orchard cerezal (masculine)
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    • Nylon netting draped over your cherry tree or blueberry bushes will keep birds away.
    • You might for example, plant pale violet tulips at the base of a pink-flowering cherry tree.
    • Looking out across the pond one sees a cherry tree in palest pink, and, farther away, the glistening white trunks of an old birch tree.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (color) rojo (m) cereza, color (m) guinda 1.4 countable/numerable (virginity) [slang/argot] virginidad (feminine) to lose one's cherry perder* la virginidad

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