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blackcurrantblack‧cur‧rant /ˌblækˈkʌrənt◂ $ -ˈkɜːr-/ noun [countable]  HBPDLGa small blue-black berry that grows in bunches on a bush
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blackcurrantOn the other hand, aphids can infect raspberries with incurable virus diseases, and blackcurrant reversion is spread by big-bud mites.Other new season good fruit buys are gooseberries, redcurrants and blackcurrants.The substantial proportion of Cabernet makes for a slightly more elegant wine, with a delicious combination of spice and blackcurrant fruit.The farm also grows blackcurrants for the company which produces the drink Ribena.This recipe can also be made with raspberries, blackcurrants or blackberries.She says blackcurrants need a lot of water.The sun was a tangerine blob in a swirling blackcurrant sky.Give a little extra nitrogen to blackcurrants and cooking apples; extra potash to gooseberries and red and white currants.
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