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Noun: maraschino cherry  ,mer-u'shee-now'che-ree [N. Amer], ,ma-ru'shee-now'che-ree [Brit]
  1. Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
    - marasca, marasca cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca
  2. Cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur
    - maraschino

Derived forms: maraschino cherries

Type of: confection, Prunus cerasus, sour cherry, sour cherry tree, sweet

Encyclopedia: Maraschino cherry