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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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A ceremony was held Tuesday to mark the planting of the last cherry tree of the 1,000 Japan presented to Vienna in 1996 to mark the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the Austrian capital.
GREETING The Duchess of Northumberland MEMORY Mick Scott with a photograph of himself and wife Eve, in whose memory he has bought cherry trees at The Alnwick Garden's Cherry Orchard
By about 1990, the cherry trees were being replaced by grapevines.
Unusually warm weather since mid-January prompted cherry trees to bloom early at many locations in central and western Japan, with the start of cherry blossoms in Tokyo seen on March 16, 12 days earlier than average.
Trees don't live forever, and Yoshino cherry trees average 40 years.
Cherry trees grow all over Europe and in the mountains of North Africa.
With cherry trees now in full blossom, a generous crop is just weeks away.
Takamine helped organize a gift of 3,000 cherry trees in 1912 from Tokyo to Washington, D.
Organiser Julie Crowther, from Cherry Trees, said: "It was a great success.
Many restaurants take their eye off the ball when it comes to desserts and offer bought-in ice creams or predictable puddings, but not The Cherry Tree.
They include a birch, an ash, and eight cherry trees.
The magnificent evergreen Holm oak behind the police box and the cherry trees can still be seen.