maraschino cherry

maraschino cherry
maraschino cherry ma`ra*schi"no cher"ry, n. 1. A cherry which is colored a deep red and sweetened by cooking in colored syrup, and flavored with maraschino. It is used as a garnish in deserts and cocktails. [PJC]

2. The {marasca cherry} tree. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • maraschino cherry — n a ↑cherry that has been kept in maraschino. Maraschino cherries are used to decorate alcoholic drinks or cakes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • maraschino cherry — noun count a bright red CHERRY stored in maraschino and used as a decoration for drinks or cakes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • maraschino cherry — ► NOUN ▪ a cherry preserved in maraschino …   English terms dictionary

  • Maraschino cherry — A Maraschino cherry. A maraschino cherry (  / …   Wikipedia

  • maraschino cherry — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms maraschino cherry : singular maraschino cherry plural maraschino cherries a bright red cherry stored in maraschino and used as a decoration for drinks or cakes …   English dictionary

  • maraschino cherry — noun 1. Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur • Syn: ↑marasca, ↑marasca cherry, ↑Prunus cerasus marasca • Hypernyms: ↑sour cherry, ↑sour cherry tree, ↑Prunus cerasus …   Useful english dictionary

  • maraschino cherry — mar′aschi′no cher′ry n. coo a cherry preserved in maraschino or imitation maraschino • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • maraschino cherry — a cherry cooked in colored syrup and flavored with maraschino, used to garnish desserts, cocktails, etc. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • maraschino cherry — /mærəˌskinoʊ ˈtʃɛri/ (say maruh.skeenoh cheree) noun a cherry cooked in coloured syrup and flavoured with imitation maraschino …   Australian English dictionary

  • maraschino cherry —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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