Maraschino meaning

mărə-skēnō, -shē-
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A cordial made from the fermented juice and crushed pits of marasca cherries.
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A strong, sweet liqueur or cordial made from the fermented juice of the sour cherry.
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A sweet liqueur made from marasca cherries.
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Origin of maraschino

  • Italian from marasca marasca from amarasca from amaro bitter from Latin amārus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition