Maraschino



[mar-uh-skee-noh, -shee-] /ˌmær əˈski noʊ, -ˈʃi-/

noun
1.
a sweet cordial or liqueur distilled from .
/ˌmærəˈskiːnəʊ; -ˈʃiːnəʊ/
noun
1.
a liqueur made from marasca cherries and flavoured with the kernels, having a taste like bitter almonds
n.

1791, “cherry liqueur,” from Italian maraschino “strong, sweet liqueur made from juice of the marasca” (a bitter black cherry), a shortening of amarasca, from amaro “bitter,” from Latin amarus “sour,” from PIE root *om- “raw, bitter.” Maraschino cherry, one preserved in real or imitation maraschino, first recorded 1820.

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