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Cerise (pronounced /səˈriːs/ or /səˈriːz/ in English and IPA: [səˈʀiz] in French) is a deep to vivid purplish red. There are various shades of cerise.
Additional recommended knowledge
At right is displayed the color cerise. The cerise name comes from the French word meaning cherry. The word "cherry" itself comes from the Norman cherise.
According to Maerz and Paul in their Dictionary of Color, the first recorded use of cerise as a color name in English was in 1858. However, it was used at least as early as 1846 in a book of crochet patterns.
At right is displayed the color vivid cerise.
The source of this color is the following website that sells rabbit skins dyed in various colors (see under fluorescent cerise): 
The color amaranth cerise is displayed at right. This is the color of cerise amaranth flowers.
Note: On the website that is the source of this color, it is mislabeled as "carmine" (a redder color than cerise)--click to right of pink flower where it says "carmine" to see source of color: 
Displayed at right is the color deep cerise. This is the color called cerise in Crayola crayons (see the List of Crayola crayon colors).
This color approximates the color of the interior of a Bing cherry close to the stone (the exterior of Bing cherry is much darker).
The color name cerise has been in use for this color since 1993 by Crayola.
In the 1950s, a popular brand of colored pencils, Venus Paradise, had a colored pencil called Hollywood cerise which was this color. Before being renamed Hollywood cerise in the 1940s, the color had before that, since 1922, been known simply as Hollywood. 
Another name for this color is fashion fuchsia.
Shades of Cerise Color Comparison Chart
Cerise in Human Culture
|Alizarin||Amaranth||Burgundy||Cardinal||Carmine||Cerise||Chestnut||Coral Red||Crimson||Dark Pink||Falu red|
|Fire engine red||Hollywood Cerise||Magenta (Process)||Maroon||Mauve taupe||Orange-Red||Persian red||Pink||Persimmon||Red||Red-violet|
|Rose||Ruby||Rust||Puce||Sangria||Scarlet||Terra cotta||Venetian red||Vermilion|
|Pink||Carnation pink||Fuchsia||Magenta||Salmon Pink||Deep Pink||Hollywood Cerise||Hot Pink||Medium Pink||Shocking Pink||Cherry Blossom Pink||Coral Pink|
|French Rose||Lavender Pink||Persian Rose||Carmine Pink||Cerise Pink||Fuchsia Pink||Japanese Pink||Persian Pink||Dark Pink||Hot Magenta||Lavender Rose||Rose|
|Thulian Pink||Amaranth||Light Thulian Pink||Puce||Rose Pink||Tea Rose||Amaranth Pink||Brink Pink||Cerise||Deep Carmine Pink||Mountbatten pink||Ultra Pink|
|Amethyst||Cerise||Eggplant||Fuchsia||Han Purple||Heliotrope||Indigo||Lavender (floral)||Lavender (web)||Lilac||Magenta|
|Mauve||Mountbatten pink||Orchid||Palatinate Purple||Persian indigo||Purple||Red-violet||Rose||Thistle||Violet||Wisteria|