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Cherry

A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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Prunus avium includes the beautiful ornamental trees, wonderful timber that is prized for quality furniture, and fruit that is favored for use in specialty jams and the drink Kirsch.
Sweet cherry trees are Prunus avium and sour cherry trees are Prunus serasus.
A related species, Prunus avium, grows in Europe, West Asia and North Africa and is also a prized cabinet wood, its names include gean, mazzar, fruit cherry, mersier, and kirsche.