amarelle

noun

am·​a·​relle
¦amə¦rel
plural -s
: any of several cultivated cherries derived from the sour cherry (Prunus cerasus) and distinguished from the morellos by their colorless juice

Word History

Etymology

German, from Medieval Latin amarellum, from Latin amarus bitter, sour

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amarelle was in 1828

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“Amarelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amarelle. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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