bigarreau

[ big-uh-roh, big-uh-roh ]
/ ˈbɪg əˌroʊ, ˌbɪg əˈroʊ /

noun

a large, heart-shaped variety of sweet cherry, having firm flesh.

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Origin of bigarreau

1620–30; <French, equivalent to bigarr(é) variegated (past participle of bigarrer, perhaps bi(s) twice (see bis1) + -garrer, verbal derivative of Middle French garre of two colors; of obscure origin) + -eau noun suffix (earlier -el<Latin -ellus)
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British Dictionary definitions for bigarreau

bigarreau
/ (ˈbɪɡəˌrəʊ, ˌbɪɡəˈrəʊ) /

noun

any of several heart-shaped varieties of sweet cherry that have firm flesh

Word Origin for bigarreau

C17: from French, from bigarré mottled
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