[ am-uh-rel ]
/ ˈæm əˌrɛl /
any variety of the sour cherry, Prunus cerasus, having colorless juice.
PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
Origin of amarelle
< German < Medieval Latin amārellum, equivalent to Latin amār(us) bitter + -ellum -elle
Words nearby amarelle
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences 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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012