Cerise meaning

sə-rēs, -rēz
A deep to vivid purplish red.
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Cherry red.
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A deep, bright red colour tinted with pink.

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Cherry-colored; a light bright red; -- applied to textile fabrics, especially silk.
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Origin of cerise

  • French from Old French cherry cherry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French cerise (mid 19th century), itself from Vulgar Latin ceresia. Doublet of cherry.

    From Wiktionary