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blackcurrant Fruit of the bush Ribes nigra, of special interest because of its high vitamin C content (150–230 mg/100g). The British National Fruit Collection has 120 varieties. A 100‐g portion is a rich source of vitamin C; a source of iron and copper; provides 9 g of dietary fibre; supplies 35 kcal (145 kJ).

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black currant

black cur·rant • n. 1. a small round edible black berry that grows in loose hanging clusters. 2. the shrub (genus Ribes) of the gooseberry family that produces this fruit.

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black currant

black currant See RIBES and GROSSULARIACEAE.

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