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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: raison of Coraunte 'raisin of Corinth' (14-17 centuries), from Corinth city and area in Greece

currant

noun
     
Related topics: Food
cur‧rant [countable]
1DF a small dried grape used especially in baking cakes [↪ raisin, sultana]
2 a small round red or black berry blackcurrant, redcurrant

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