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cherry

Nutrition
A fleshy stone fruit that has been touted as a superfood by nutriotionists due to its high concentration of anti-oxidants and anthrocyanins, which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects in rats.

Sexology
A widely used, rude colloquial term for the hymen, a membranous tissue which partially covers the vaginal orifice and is traditionally a sign of virginity; however, the hymen can be broken not only by sexual intercourse, but also by tampon use, masturbation and vigourous exercise; some women are born without one.

cherry

prunuscerasus, prunuslaurocerasus, solanumpseudocapsicum.
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Lynne Yamamoto's recent exhibition, "Resplendent," immersed viewers in a pastoral tableau of cherry blossoms by the hundreds (all works 2001).
Investigators pulled together circumstantial evidence pointing to four local Klansmen as primary suspects: Bobby Frank Cherry, Thomas Blanton Jr.
Sonoko Kudo, director of the Japan Cherry Blossom Association (Nihon Sakura no Kai), said in an interview that after the Sept.
Like plain cherry, figured cherry is a wonderful cabinet wood.
But if that hand-in-hand relationship is going to continue, recyclers may have to fight some battles on several fronts, said Cherry.
Cherry of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine told scientists attending a pertussis conference in Washington, D.
SEATTLE -- In celebration of National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11, Northwest Cherries has commissioned one iconic restaurant in each US state to create a unique menu offering featuring Rainier cherries.
Thanks to this year's unseasonably warm spring in the Northwest, cherry growers are reporting that both their dark red and yellow-blushed sweet cherries are arriving early -- giving everyone a chance to enjoy both the flavor and anti-inflammatory benefits of these powerful little fruits.
com)-- This July, NPR's Anna King visited Chukar Cherries to get a behind-the-scenes look at Chukar's cherry drying and chocolate making process.
The per capita consumption of cherries has grown more than 400% in the past ten years according to Andrew Willis, the promotion director for Northwest Cherry Growers (NCG) in Yakima, Wash.
Bite into a fresh, juicy Bing cherry -- the skin will snap or pop, then explode into a delicious sweet, slightly tart profusion of flavor.