morello

noun mo·rel·lo \ mə-ˈre-(ˌ)lō \
|Updated on: 29 Jun 2018

Definition of morello

plural morellos
: a cultivated sour cherry (such as the Montmorency) having a dark-colored skin and juice called also morello cherry

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Origin and Etymology of morello

probably modification of Dutch dialect amarelle, marelle, from Medieval Latin amarellum, a sour cherry, from Latin amarus bitter, sour


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