Definition of Cherry red

1. Noun. A red the color of ripe cherries.

Exact synonyms: Cerise, Cherry
Generic synonyms: Red, Redness
Derivative terms: Cerise, Cherry

Definition of Cherry red

1. Noun. A deep bright red color, like that of a cherry. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a deep bright red colour, like that of a cherry. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherry Red

cherry crab
cherry graph
cherry juice
cherry knocking
cherry laurel
cherry laurels
cherry pepper
cherry pick
cherry picked
cherry picker
cherry pickers
cherry picking
cherry picks
cherry pitter
cherry plum
cherry red (current term)
cherry stone
cherry tomato
cherry tree
cherry trees
cherry wood

Literary usage of Cherry red

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"It is necessary to operate with a cherry-red, near white-red. The results agreed with theory. — On the development of the function? of M. Weierstrass ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1907)
"... found surrounding the anterior ocellus, extending towards the clypeus The ocelli are mounted in three beautiful rounded dark cherry-red bodies Fig. i. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"... and changes thé solutions of iron to a cherry-red colour. When these solutions are heated, the iron is precipitated in the state of protoxide. ..."

4. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight, United States Commission to the Paris Exposition, 1878 (1880)
"L. Gauthier, fine dwarf habit, large truss, light cherry-scarlet, good flower. M. .Joseph Dubois, large flower and truss, very dark cherry-red. ..."

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