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Definition of Currant


  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. A shrub or bush of several species of the genus Ribes (a genus also including the gooseberry); esp., the Ribes rubrum.

Currant Translations

currant in Dutch is aalbes, bes
currant in German is Johannisbeere
currant in Hungarian is ribizli, ribiszke
currant in Portuguese is passa de Corinto
currant in Spanish is uva pasa