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currant

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrənt; ˈkʌrənt/

Translation of currant in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (dried dwarf grape) pasa (feminine) de Corinto
    Example sentences
    • The domesticated grapevine provides fresh fruit, dried raisins, sultanas and currants (according to the vine variety), wine, vinegar, grape juice, and a light salad oil obtained by crushing the pips.
    • Aim for several small meals with suitable snacks such as mini savoury sandwiches, a currant bun, fruit or vegetables or unsweetened breakfast cereal in between meals to meet your child's nutritional needs.
    • The truly delectable dessert is prepared with currants (small seedless raisin) that are grown in Europe, the US and Chile and is said to be rich in vitamin C and minerals.
  • 2 (shrub, fruit)[ cualquier arbusto o fruto de la familia Ribes como la grosella ]
    Example sentences
    • Some currants are host to the White pine blister rust, and should not be planted near white pines.
    • Screens made from bamboo and birch branches as well as plantings (golden currant, white abutilon, and New Zealand flax) create privacy.
    • Along the walls and raised beds I planted ferns, vine maple, Indian plum, ocean spray, snowberry, currants, and other low-maintenance shrubs.
    Example sentences
    • Peaches, pears, cherries, plums, grapes, currants, and raspberries were also commonly grown.
    • The field day will focus on grapes, although growing raspberries, currants, blackberries, plums, cherries, and Asian and European pears also will be discussed.
    • Cabbage and carrot are also among the most important vegetable crops, while apples, pears, currants, strawberries and raspberries are the popular fruit crops.

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