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Cerasus may refer to:

Plants and fruits[edit]

  • Cerasus, a dated synonym of the genus Prunus
  • Cherry, some of which are members of Cerasus, a subgenus of the genus Prunus
  • Prunus cerasus (sour cherry), a species of Prunus in the subgenus Cerasus


Κερασοῦς, various towns on the Black Sea coast of Asia Minor:

  • Giresun, ancient provincial capital of Giresun Province in the Black Sea Region of northeastern Turkey
  • Pauly-Wissowa refers to two other towns on the Black Sea coast named Cerasus:[1]