[cher-ee-stohn] /ˈtʃɛr iˌstoʊn/
the one-seeded smooth stone of the cherry.
the quahog, Venus mercenaria, when larger than a littleneck.
See American quahog
noun 1. a variety of tomato, Lycopersicon lycopersicum cerasiforme, having cherry-sized, edible, red or yellow fruit. noun 1. a miniature tomato not much bigger than a cherry
noun A police car; prowl car (1960s+ Teenagers)
[kur-suh-neez, -nees] /ˈkɜr səˌniz, -ˌnis/ noun 1. a peninsula. /ˈkɜːsəˌniːs/ noun 1. from Greek khersonesos “peninsula,” from khersos “dry land” + nesos “island,” which is of uncertain origin; perhaps from *na-sos, literally “that which swims,” from PIE root sna- “to swim” (see natatorium).
[churt] /tʃɜrt/ noun 1. a compact rock consisting essentially of microcrystalline quartz. /tʃɜːt/ noun 1. a microcrystalline form of silica usually occurring as bands or layers of pebbles in sedimentary rock. Formula: SiO2. Varieties include flint, lyddite (Lydian stone) Also called hornstone n. “flint-like quartz,” 1670s, of unknown origin. Apparently “a local term, which has […]