maraschino

[ mar-uh-skee-noh, -shee- ]
/ ˌmær əˈski noʊ, -ˈʃi- /

noun

a sweet cordial or liqueur distilled from marascas.

Origin of maraschino

From Italian, dating back to 1785–95; see origin at marasca, -ine1
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maraschino

/ (ˌmærəˈskiːnəʊ, -ˈʃiːnəʊ) /

noun

a liqueur made from marasca cherries and flavoured with the kernels, having a taste like bitter almonds

Word Origin for maraschino

C18: from Italian; see marasca
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