currant

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Etymology[edit]

French raisins de Corinthe, grapes of Corinth, the city in Greece.

Noun[edit]

currant (plural currants)

  1. A small dried grape, usually the Black Corinth grape, rarely more than 4mm diameter when dried.
  2. The fruit of various shrubs of the genus Ribes, white, black or red.
  3. A shrub bearing such fruit.

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Verb[edit]

currant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of currō