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[am-uh-rel] /ˈæm əˌrɛl/
any variety of the sour cherry, Prunus cerasus, having colorless juice.
Origin of amarelle
< German < Medieval Latin amārellum, equivalent to Latin amār(us) bitter + -ellum -elle Unabridged
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  • Despite the derivation of the name amarelle, they have less bitterness than the other group of varieties of the Sour Cherry.

    The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Both belong to Prunus cerasus and as we gather rather better elsewhere than here, both are of the amarelle type of tree.

    The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
British Dictionary definitions for amarelle


a variety of sour cherry that has pale red fruit and colourless juice Compare morello
Word Origin
C20: from German, from Medieval Latin amārellum, from Latin amārus bitter; compare morello
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