cerise

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cerise (mid 19th century), itself from Vulgar Latin ceresia, from Latin cerasium. 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), from κερασός (kerasós, bird cherry), ultimately possibly of Anatolian origin.

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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), from κερασός (kerasós, bird cherry), ultimately possibly of Anatolian origin.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. cherry

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cerise.

Noun[edit]

cerise ?

  1. cerise

Adjective[edit]

cerise

  1. cerise