mazzard

noun (1)
maz·​zard | \ ˈma-zərd How to pronounce mazzard (audio) \

Definition of mazzard

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: sweet cherry especially : wild or seedling sweet cherry used as a rootstock for grafting

mazzard

noun (2)
maz·​zard

variant spelling of

chiefly dialectal

First Known Use of mazzard

Noun (1)

1578, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mazzard

Noun (1)

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“Mazzard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mazzard. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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