morello

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noun mo·rel·lo \mə-ˈre-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of morello

plural

morellos

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

Origin and Etymology of morello

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


First Known Use: 1598

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