mazzard
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1578 sweet cherry; especially wild or seedling sweet cherry used as a rootstock for grafting II. variant of mazard

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  • mazzard — [maz′ərd] n. [? var. of MAZER] SWEET CHERRY; esp., a wild sweet cherry whose young seedlings are used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties …   English World dictionary

  • mazzard — var. of MAZARD. * * * mazzard, mazzarine see mazard, mazarine v …   Useful english dictionary

  • mazzard — /maz euhrd/, n. a wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties of cherries. [1570 80; earlier mazer; cf. obs. mazers spots, MEASLES; see ARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • mazzard — noun A sweet cherry, with taxomonic name Prunus avium Syn: sweet cherry, wild cherry …   Wiktionary

  • mazzard — [ mazəd] noun another term for gean. Origin C16: prob. an alt. of mazer, in the sense hardwood …   English new terms dictionary

  • mazzard — maz·zard …   English syllables

  • mazzard — maz•zard [[t]ˈmæz ərd[/t]] n. pln a wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties of cherries • Etymology: 1570–80; earlier mazer; cf. obs. mazers spots, measles; see ard …   From formal English to slang

  • mazzard —   n. wild sweet cherry; archaic, head …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mazzard cherry — noun wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting • Syn: ↑gean, ↑mazzard • Hypernyms: ↑sweet cherry, ↑Prunus avium * * * noun see mazzard I …   Useful english dictionary

  • mazzard cherry — paprastoji trešnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vyšnios (Cerasus) genties dekoratyvinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Cerasus avium), paplitęs Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cerasus avium; Cerasus avium var.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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