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gean (ɡiːn Pronunciation for gean

Definitions

noun

  1. Also called: wild cherry. a white-flowered rosaceous tree, Prunus avium, of Europe, W Asia, and N Africa, the ancestor of the cultivated sweet cherries
  2. See sweet cherry (sense 2)

Word Origin

C16: from Old French guine

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