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

  Cerise \Ce*rise"\, a. [F., a cherry. See Cherry.]
     Cherry-colored; a light bright red; -- applied to textile
     fabrics, especially silk.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to
             orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or
             tomatoes or rubies [syn: red, reddish, ruddy,
             blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red,
             crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet]
      n 1: a red the color of ripe cherries [syn: cerise, cherry,
           cherry red]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "cerise":
     Titian, Titian-red, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation,
     carnelian, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, damask,
     ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming,
     glowing, gules, hot, incarmined, inflamed, infrared, iron-red,
     lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lobster-red, lurid, maroon,
     port-wine, puce, red, red-dyed, red-looking, reddened, reddish,
     reddish-amber, reddish-brown, rubicund, rubiginous, rubric,
     rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddy, rufescent,
     rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, scarlet, stammel, tile-red,
     vermilion, vinaceous, warm, wine, wine-colored, wine-red

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