Definition of Sweet cherry
1. Noun. Large Eurasian tree producing small dark bitter fruit in the wild but edible sweet fruit under cultivation.
Terms within: Black Cherry
Generic synonyms: Cherry, Cherry Tree
Specialized synonyms: Heart Cherry, Oxheart, Oxheart Cherry, Gean, Mazzard, Mazzard Cherry
2. Noun. Any of several fruits of cultivated cherry trees that have sweet flesh.
Generic synonyms: Cherry
Specialized synonyms: Bing Cherry, Heart Cherry, Oxheart, Oxheart Cherry
Group relationships: Prunus Avium
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet Cherry
Literary usage of Sweet cherry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"On similar deep and moist soils, however, the sweet cherry enters the hot interior valleys to certain limits, chiefly along the river bottoms. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Wilhelm Miller, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"The commonest stocks for the ornamental kinds are the plum (P. domestica), peach and sweet cherry. On the plum are grown the dwarf almonds and the ..."
3. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh, Frances Dorrance (1922)
"SENSITIVENESS OF THE sweet cherry. The complaint in different places that the sweet cherry every year suffers increasing injury from frost, the exudation of ..."
4. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"BARK — Similar to that of the sweet cherry, but the outer smooth bark sooner peeling ... COMPARISONS — The Sour Cherry differs from the sweet cherry in its ..."
5. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"FRl IT—Similar to that of sweet cherry but flesh tart. COMPARISONS—The Sour Cherry differs from the sweet cherry in its spreading habit of growth, ..."
6. Laboratory Manual of Horticulture by George William Hood (1915)
"Branches of the sour and the sweet cherry, bearing both branch buds and fruit buds; razor, dissecting lens. THE CHERRY There are two large groups of ..."
7. The Cherry: Together with Reports and Papers on Pear, Plum, Peach, Grape by American Pomological Society (1905)
"PROPAGATION The sweet cherry is propagated almost exclusively by budding on the yearling ... The Mazzard stock is used to propagate the sweet cherry almost ..."