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amarelle

[ am-uh-rel ]
/ ˈæm əˌrɛl /
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noun

any variety of the sour cherry, Prunus cerasus, having colorless juice.

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Origin of amarelle

<German <Medieval Latin amārellum, equivalent to Latin amār(us) bitter + -ellum-elle
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  • King Amarelle is an old European cherry that has taken on new life in America.

  • Despite the derivation of the name Amarelle, they have less bitterness than the other group of varieties of the Sour Cherry.

  • Both belong to Prunus cerasus and as we gather rather better elsewhere than here, both are of the Amarelle type of tree.

  • Truchsess, a German, in 1819, called the cherry Bunte Amarelle because of its variegated color before full maturity.

British Dictionary definitions for amarelle

amarelle
/ (ˈæməˌrɛl) /

noun

a variety of sour cherry that has pale red fruit and colourless juiceCompare morello
C20: from German, from Medieval Latin amārellum, from Latin amārus bitter; compare morello
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