marasca
marasca marasca n. The small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The {marasca cherry}.

Syn: marasca cherry, maraschino cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • marasca — s. f. Nome de cereja de que se faz o marasquino …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • marasca — [mə ras′kə] n. [It: see MARASCHINO] SOUR CHERRY …   English World dictionary

  • marasca — noun 1. small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made • Hypernyms: ↑fruit • Substance Holonyms: ↑maraschino, ↑maraschino liqueur • Part Holonyms: ↑marasca cherry, ↑maraschino cherry …   Useful english dictionary

  • marasca — /meuh ras keuh/, n. a wild cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca, yielding a small, bitter fruit, from which maraschino is made. [1860 65; < It, aph. var. of AMARASCA, deriv. of amaro < L amarus bitter] * * * …   Universalium

  • marasca — ma•ras•ca [[t]məˈræs kə[/t]] n. pl. cas pln a wild cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca, yielding a small bitter fruit from which maraschino is made • Etymology: 1860–65; < It, var. of amarasca, der. of amaro < L amārus bitter …   From formal English to slang

  • marasca — /məˈræskə/ (say muh raskuh) noun a wild cherry, Prunus cerasus var. marasca, with small, acid, bitter fruit, from which maraschino is made …   Australian English dictionary

  • marasca — noun A European cultivar of the wild cherry, Prunus cerasus, that has bright red fruit used for making maraschino …   Wiktionary

  • marasca — ma·rà·sca s.f. CO TS agr. varietà di ciliegia usata spec. per la distillazione di liquori Sinonimi: visciolina. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: av. 1320. ETIMO: da amarasca con aferesi …   Dizionario italiano

  • marasca — {{hw}}{{marasca}}{{/hw}}o amarasca s. f. Frutto del marasco …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • marasca — pl.f. marasche …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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