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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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Fifteen sweet cherry, 20 Kent mango, 23 Hawaiian papaya, 26 black plum (Prunus domestica L.; Rosaceae), 23 nectarine (Prunus persica [L.] Batsch var.
Adult populations of SWD were monitored in commercial sweet cherry orchards located near Brentwood in Contra Costa County and Stockton in San Joaquin County.
Sweet cherry is quite a popular fruit because of its beautiful color and unique taste and its being on the market during spring when the variety of ripe fruits is not that wide.
Sugars, organic acids, phenolic composition and antioxidant activity of sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.).
A current USDA-funded project is intended to address all aspects of sweet cherry production, from genetics to the table, to develop an automated, stem-free sweet cherry industry.
UP FOR IT Emma Dugdale and her mare KC Sweet Cherry.
Sweet cherry (Prunus avium L., Rosaceae, 2n=16) is a deciduous, allogamous and generally self-incompatible species.
The theory is that thousands of years ago, the Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium) was hybidized with the Mongolian Cherry (P.
Full-bodied and rich, it displays some sweet cherry and raspberry notes on a dry frame.
Sweet cherry, Prunus avium, is distinguished by its dark-colored fruit, whereas tart cherry, Prunus cerasus, is smaller in size and is bright scarlet in color.
Flavors include tangy Artillery Apple and sweet Cherry Bomb.