morello

morello

[muh-rel-oh]
noun, plural morellos.
1.
a variety of sour cherry having dark-colored skin and juice.
2.
the tree bearing this fruit.

Origin:
1640–50; perhaps < Italian amarello amarelle, confused (in E) with Italian morello blackish. See morel2

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morello (məˈrɛləʊ)
 
n , pl -los
a variety of small very dark sour cherry, Prunus cerasus austera
 
[C17: perhaps from Medieval Latin amārellum diminutive of Latin amārus bitter, but also influenced by Italian morello blackish]

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