ma·​ras·​ca | \ məˈraskə \
variants: or marasca cherry
plural -s

Definition of marasca

: a Dalmatian bitter wild cherry (Prunus cerasus marasca) from the fermented juice of which maraschino liqueur is made — compare sour cherry

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“Marasca.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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