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marasca

[muh-ras-kuh] /məˈræs kə/
noun
1.
a wild cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca, yielding a small, bitter fruit, from which maraschino is made.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Italian, aphetic variant of amarasca, derivative of amaro < Latin amārus bitter
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marasca

/məˈræskə/
noun
1.
a European cherry tree, Prunus cerasus marasca, with red acid-tasting fruit from which maraschino is made
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, variant of amarasca from amaro, from Latin amārus bitter
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