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 for Cherry rum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cherry \Cher"ry\ (ch[e^]r"r[y^]), n. [OE. chery, for cherys, fr.
     F. cerise (cf. AS. cyrs cherry), fr. LL. ceresia, fr. L.
     cerasus Cherry tree, Gr. keraso`s, perh. fr. ke`ras horn,
     from the hardness of the wood.]
     1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Prunus (Which also
        includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony
        stone;
        (a) The common garden cherry ({Prunus Cerasus), of which
            several hundred varieties are cultivated for the
            fruit, some of which are, the begarreau, blackheart,
            black Tartarian, oxheart, morelle or morello, May-duke
            (corrupted from M['e]doc in France).
        (b) The wild cherry; as, Prunus serotina (wild black
            cherry), valued for its timber; Prunus Virginiana
            (choke cherry), an American shrub which bears
            astringent fruit; Prunus avium and Prunus Padus,
            European trees (bird cherry).
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     2. The fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors
        and flavors.
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     3. The timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry,
        used in cabinetmaking, etc.
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     4. A peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry.
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     Barbadoes cherry. See under Barbadoes.
  
     Cherry bird (Zool.), an American bird; the cedar bird; --
        so called from its fondness for cherries.
  
     Cherry bounce, cherry brandy and sugar.
  
     Cherry brandy, brandy in which cherries have been steeped.
        
  
     Cherry laurel (Bot.), an evergreen shrub ({Prunus
        Lauro-cerasus) common in shrubberies, the poisonous
        leaves of which have a flavor like that of bitter almonds.
        
  
     Cherry pepper (Bot.), a species of Capsicum ({Capsicum
        cerasiforme), with small, scarlet, intensely piquant
        cherry-shaped fruit.
  
     Cherry pit.
        (a) A child's play, in which cherries are thrown into a
            hole. --Shak.
        (b) A cherry stone.
  
     Cherry rum, rum in which cherries have been steeped.
  
     Cherry sucker (Zool.), the European spotted flycatcher
        ({Musicapa grisola); -- called also cherry chopper
        cherry snipe.
  
     Cherry tree, a tree that bears cherries.
  
     Ground cherry, Winter cherry, See Alkekengi.
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