Definition of Black currant

1. Noun. Widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries.

Exact synonyms: European Black Currant, Ribes Nigrum
Group relationships: Genus Ribes, Ribes
Generic synonyms: Currant, Currant Bush

2. Noun. Small black berries used in jams and jellies.
Generic synonyms: Currant
Group relationships: European Black Currant, Ribes Nigrum

Definition of Black currant

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of blackcurrant) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Currant

black chanterelle
black chanterelles
black cherry
black cherry tree
black coal
black coals
black cock
black cocks
black coffee
black coffees
black cohosh
black comedy
black coral
black cottonwood
black crappie
black currant (current term)
black cypress pine
black diamond
black disease
black drop effect
black duck
black dwarf
black dwarfs
black economy
black elder
black elderberry
black eye
black eyes
black felt cup
black fever

Literary usage of Black currant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1908)
"REPORT ON EXPERIMENTS WITH THE BLACK-CURRANT GALL-MITE. Eriophyes ribis (Nalepa). The experiments on the Black-Currant Gall-Mite, Eriophyes ribis (Nalepa), ..."

2. Proceedings, International Conference on Plant Breeding and Hybridization by C. Raveret-Wattel (1904)
"In each instance the black currant was chosen as the female, and twenty-eight ... The branches of the black currant are without thorns, while those of the ..."

3. Insects Injurious to Fruits by William Saunders (1883)
"About the middle of July there will sometimes be found on black-currant bushes ... Although it prefers the black currant, it feeds also on the leaves of the ..."

4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The black currant is indigenous in the woods of Russia, as far north as St. ... The black currant, in a wild state, forms a lower and more divergent bush ..."

5. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"Many cottagers, who cannot afford to mix green tea with common bohea, substitute one or two dried leaves of black currant, the flavour produced by which, ..."

6. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Так black currant (Hihi» nigrum L.) is a native of most parts of Europe, abounding, ... The black currant is of a blackish cast, even in its native wilds, ..."

7. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"AMERICAN black currant. Upright shrub, to 5 ft., with rather slender arching ... CALIFORNIAN black currant. Shrub, to 8 ft., with upright or ascending sts. ..."

8. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1908)
"REPORT ON EXPERIMENTS WITH THE BLACK-CURRANT GALL-MITE. Eriophyes ribis (Nalepa). The experiments on the Black-Currant Gall-Mite, Eriophyes ribis (Nalepa), ..."

9. Proceedings, International Conference on Plant Breeding and Hybridization by C. Raveret-Wattel (1904)
"In each instance the black currant was chosen as the female, and twenty-eight ... The branches of the black currant are without thorns, while those of the ..."

10. Insects Injurious to Fruits by William Saunders (1883)
"About the middle of July there will sometimes be found on black-currant bushes ... Although it prefers the black currant, it feeds also on the leaves of the ..."

11. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The black currant is indigenous in the woods of Russia, as far north as St. ... The black currant, in a wild state, forms a lower and more divergent bush ..."

12. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"Many cottagers, who cannot afford to mix green tea with common bohea, substitute one or two dried leaves of black currant, the flavour produced by which, ..."

13. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Так black currant (Hihi» nigrum L.) is a native of most parts of Europe, abounding, ... The black currant is of a blackish cast, even in its native wilds, ..."

14. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"AMERICAN black currant. Upright shrub, to 5 ft., with rather slender arching ... CALIFORNIAN black currant. Shrub, to 8 ft., with upright or ascending sts. ..."

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