What does maraschino mean?

maraschino meaning in General Dictionary

distilled from fermented liquid of sour crazy marasca cherries

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  • cherry maintained in real or imitation maraschino liqueur
  • A liqueur distilled from fermented cherry juice, and flavored using the pit of multiple cherry which grows in Dalmatia.

maraschino meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1791, "cherry liqueur," from Italian maraschino "strong, sweet liqueur made from liquid associated with marasca" (a bitter black cherry), a shortening of amarasca, from amaro "bitter," from Latin amarus "bad," from PIE root *om- "raw, bitter." Maraschino cherry, one maintained in real or imitation maraschino, first taped 1820.


maraschino - German to English

maraschino [drink]


maraschino meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A liqueur distilled from fermented cherry liquid, and flavored aided by the pit of multiple cherry which expands in Dalmatia.


Sentence Examples with the word maraschino

Don't forget to garnish with a Maraschino cherry in the middle of the creamy top.

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