mahaleb

[ mah-huh-leb ]
/ ˈmɑ həˌlɛb /

noun

a cherry, Prunus mahaleb, introduced into the U.S. from Eurasia, used as a stock in grafting cherries.

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Also called mahaleb cherry, St. Lucie cherry.

Origin of mahaleb

First recorded in 1550–60, mahaleb is from the Arabic word maḥlab
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