Meaning of sweet cherry

sweet' cher'ry

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a cherry tree, Prunus avium, characterized by reddish-brown bark and a pyramidal manner of growth.
  2. the red, purplish-black, or yellow, edible, sweet fruit of this tree.
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