Etymology
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cerise (adj.)

"cherry-colored," 1853, from French cerise, from rouge-cerise "cherry-red," from cerise "cherry" (see cherry). As a noun in reference to a shade of red, 1852.

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Definitions of cerise
1
cerise (n.)
a red the color of ripe cherries;
Synonyms: cherry / cherry red
2
cerise (adj.)
of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies;
Synonyms: red / reddish / ruddy / blood-red / carmine / cherry / cherry-red / crimson / ruby / ruby-red / scarlet
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