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cherry

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃeri/

Translation of cherry in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (fruit) cereza (feminine) wild cherry cereza silvestre
    Example sentences
    • 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) cherry orchard cerezal (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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 (masculine) cereza, color (masculine) guinda 1.4 countable/numerable (virginity) [slang/argot] virginidad (feminine) to lose one's cherry perder* la virginidad

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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to tapas. The styles of jerez vary from the pale fino and manzanilla to the darker aromatic oloroso and amontillado.