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maz·​zard ˈma-zərd How to pronounce mazzard (audio)
: sweet cherry
especially : wild or seedling sweet cherry used as a rootstock for grafting


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variant spelling of mazard

chiefly dialectal
: head, face

Word History


Noun (1)

origin unknown

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mazzard was in 1578

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“Mazzard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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