Definition of


  1. (noun, attribute) a red the color of ripe cherries
  2. (adj, all) of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

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Alternate forms of Cerise

Derivations: cerise

Hypernyms: red, redness

Origin of the word Cerise

  1. shade of red, 1858, from Fr. rouge-cerise "cherry-red," from cerise "cherry" (see cherry). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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