cerise

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French cerise (mid 19th century), itself from Vulgar Latin ceresia. Doublet of cherry.

Noun[edit]

cerise (uncountable)

  1. A deep, bright red colour tinted with pink.
    cerise colour:    

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Adjective[edit]

cerise (comparative more cerise, superlative most cerise)

  1. Cherry-colored; a light bright red; -- applied to textile fabrics, especially silk.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cerise, from Vulgar Latin ceresia, from the neuter plural of Late Latin ceresium, from Latin cerasium, from Ancient Greek κεράσιον (kerásion, cherry fruit).

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Adjective[edit]

cerise (invariable)

  1. cerise colour

Noun[edit]

cerise f (plural cerises)

  1. cherry (fruit)
  2. cerise

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin ceresia, from the neuter plural of Late Latin ceresium, from Latin cerasium, from Ancient Greek κεράσιον (kerásion, cherry fruit), probably ultimately derived from a language of Asia Minor.

Noun[edit]

cerise f (oblique plural cerises, nominative singular cerise, nominative plural cerises)

  1. cherry

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cerise, Latin ceresia

Noun[edit]

cerise ?

  1. cerise

Adjective[edit]

cerise

  1. cerise