Monday, 5 November 2012

Entry: cerise (adj.)

In context: " the touch of a cerise desktop button."

Definition:   Name of a light bright clear red, resembling that of some cherries.

Other: Ah, my grade-school French made this one pretty easy:

Etymology:  < French cerise cherry, rouge-cerise cherry-red.

SNOOT score: 1

Page: 513

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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