What is another word for currant?

Pronunciation: [kˈʌɹənt] (IPA)

There are a few different words that can be used as synonyms for the term "currant." Some of these include "raisin," "dried fruit," or even just the term "cranberry." Other options might include "sultanas" or "zante currants," which are similar but slightly different types of dried fruit. Additionally, the word "berry" could also be used in place of "currant" in some contexts. Ultimately, the best choice for a synonym will depend on the specific context in which the word is being used and the desired meaning or connotations that the writer is trying to convey.

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What are the hypernyms for Currant?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Currant?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Currant

He's so still I'm afraid he's out at the currant bushes again, and he'll make himself sick.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
A small straight path led up to the crooked doorstep, and on either side of it was a little grass-plot, fringed with currant-bushes.
"Four Meetings"
Henry James
"Better not ask me," drawled the Black currant.
"Lady Daisy and Other Stories"
Caroline Stewart

Famous quotes with Currant

  • You could no more make an agreement with them than you could nail currant jelly to a wall - and the failure to nail current jelly to a wall is not due to the nail; it is due to the currant jelly.
    Theodore Roosevelt
  • She is pasty and podgy, with the eyes of a currant bun, suddenly protruding with animation.
    Elizabeth Bibesco

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