maraschino

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noun, often capitalized mar·a·schi·no \ ˌmer-ə-ˈskē-(ˌ)nō , -ˈshē- , ˌma-rə- \

Definition of maraschino

plural maraschinos
1 :a sweet liqueur distilled from the fermented juice of a bitter wild cherry
2 :a usually large cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino

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Origin and Etymology of maraschino

Italian, from marasca bitter wild cherry, alteration of amarasca, from amaro bitter — more at amaretto


MARASCHINO Defined for English Language Learners

maraschino

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Definition of maraschino for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of sweet cherry that is used in desserts or alcoholic drinks

  • : a sweet alcoholic drink made from cherry juice



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