maraschino cherry


noun

a cherry cooked in colored syrup and flavored with maraschino, used to garnish desserts, cocktails, etc.

Words nearby maraschino cherry

Origin of maraschino cherry

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for maraschino cherry

maraschino cherry

noun

a cherry preserved in maraschino or an imitation of this liqueur, used as a garnish
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