a cherry cooked in colored syrup and flavored with maraschino, used to garnish desserts, cocktails, etc.
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How to use maraschino cherry in a sentence
It turned out the bees had discovered a maraschino cherry factory in Red Hook and started bringing the syrup back to the hive.
Strain over crushed ice and garnish with a lime wedge and maraschino cherry.
Decorate each apple with a candied or maraschino cherry and serve with sweet wafers.Standard Paper-Bag Cookery | Emma Paddock Telford
Boil the sugar and water for five minutes and then cool and add the strained orange juice and the maraschino cherry syrup.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book | Mary A. Wilson
Frost the tarts rather thickly, and stick either a shred of citron, a quarter of maraschino cherry, or half a nut in the middle.Dishes & Beverages of the Old South | Martha McCulloch Williams
British Dictionary definitions for maraschino cherry
a cherry preserved in maraschino or an imitation of this liqueur, used as a garnish
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