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mahaleb

[mah-huh-leb] /ˈmɑ həˌlɛb/
noun
1.
a cherry, Prunus mahaleb, introduced into the U.S. from Eurasia, used as a stock in grafting cherries.
Also called mahaleb cherry, St. Lucie cherry.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Arabic maḥlab
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