[ am-uh-rel ]
/ ˈæm əˌrɛl /


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

Origin of amarelle

< German < Medieval Latin amārellum, equivalent to Latin amār(us) bitter + -ellum -elle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for amarelle

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for amarelle

/ (ˈæməˌrɛl) /


a variety of sour cherry that has pale red fruit and colourless juiceCompare morello

Word Origin for amarelle

C20: from German, from Medieval Latin amārellum, from Latin amārus bitter; compare morello
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