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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.
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And what could be more romantic than summer flowers, snow-capped mountains, and poetry on cherry trees' branches.
In Japan, the cherry trees are expected to begin blooming around March 24 in Tokyo and March 27 in Kyoto, according to a forecast on the Japan National Tourism Organization website.
He has deep family knowledge of cherry trees and their role in the culture of Japan and the imperial family, Henderson tells us.
Over eight varieties of ornamental cherry trees make up the lushness, although Yoshino, a white flowering tree, is the primary variety.
Moreover, tourists enjoyed the festival and took lots of photos with the cherry trees. The 3,000 cherry trees were a gift from Japan in 1912 as a symbol of friendship between the two nations.
Spring slipped quickly into the south Willamette Valley Friday, stringing the Tartarian cherry tree at Owen Rose Garden with frilly white blossoms.
"This year, we've additionally planted 300 hectares with cherry trees. Last year, we exported 3 tons of cherries to Russia, and received around one million som ($18.4 thousand) of income per one hectare," the farmers said.
BugVibes[TM] Cherry does just that by attaching to an individual cherry tree and utilizing patent pending vibration algorithms to target a pest's "fight or flight" reaction.
Meanwhile, unlike A Faulkner, I like flowering cherry trees and wish that we still had them.
The mayor of Tokyo, Japan gifted the city the first 12 varieties of Japanese Cherry trees in 1912.
"We decided when we saw that we are the ones in part responsible for the cherry trees being in Washington, there can be no better memorial...than saplings," he added.
The garden is planted with 350 Prunus Tai Haku cherry trees, the only place in the UK to see the tree planted in such numbers.