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Missouri currant
Currant Cur"rant (k?r"rant), n. [F. corinthe (raisins de Corinthe raisins of Corinth) currant (in sense 1), from the city of Corinth in Greece, whence, probably, the small dried grape (1) was first imported, the Ribes fruit (2) receiving the name from its resemblance to that grape.] 1. A small kind of seedless raisin, imported from the Levant, chiefly from Zante and Cephalonia; -- used in cookery. 2. The acid fruit or berry of the Ribes rubrum or common red currant, or of its variety, the white currant. 3. (Bot.) A shrub or bush of several species of the genus Ribes (a genus also including the gooseberry); esp., the Ribes rubrum. Black currant,a shrub or bush (Ribes nigrum and R. floridum) and its black, strong-flavored, tonic fruit. Cherry currant, a variety of the red currant, having a strong, symmetrical bush and a very large berry. Currant borer (Zo["o]l.), the larva of an insect that bores into the pith and kills currant bushes; specif., the larvae of a small clearwing moth ([AE]geria tipuliformis) and a longicorn beetle (Psenocerus supernotatus). Currant worm (Zo["o]l.), an insect larva which eats the leaves or fruit of the currant. The most injurious are the currant sawfly (Nematus ventricosus), introduced from Europe, and the spanworm (Eufitchia ribearia). The fruit worms are the larva of a fly (Epochra Canadensis), and a spanworm (Eupithecia). Flowering currant, Missouri currant, a species of Ribes (R. aureum), having showy yellow flowers.

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- Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With more than six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest...
- (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in Missouri. It is the largest metropolitan area in the state of Missouri; however, the independent city of St. Louis...
- Missouri hosts a number of sports teams. Missouri is home to five major league professional sports teams — two in the St. Louis metropolitan area, and...
- The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, or Missouri) is a public research university in Columbia, Missouri. It is Missouri's largest university and the...
- Belton is a city in northwestern C**** County, Missouri, United States. The po****tion was 23,116 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan...
- The Missouri Compromise was United States federal legislation that admitted Maine to the United States as a free state, simultaneously with Missouri as...
- Missouri, a state near the geographical center of the United States, has three distinct physiographic divisions: a north-western upland plain or prairie...
- The Missouri Rhineland is a geographical area of Missouri that extends from west of St. Louis to slightly east of Jefferson City, located mostly in the...
- The Territory of Missouri was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from June 4, 1812 until August 10, 1821. In 1819, the...
- The Missouri River is the longest river in North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2,341...
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