mazzard

[ maz-erd ]
/ ˈmæz ərd /
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noun

a wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties of cherries.

Nearby words

  1. mazoplasia,
  2. mazu,
  3. mazuma,
  4. mazurka,
  5. mazy,
  6. mazzini,
  7. mazzini, giuseppe,
  8. mazzinian,
  9. maître d',
  10. maître d'hôtel

Origin of mazzard

1570–80; earlier mazer; compare obsolete mazers spots, measles; see -ard

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British Dictionary definitions for mazzard

mazzard

mazard

/ (ˈmæzəd) /

noun

a wild sweet cherry tree, Prunus avium, often used as a grafting stock for cultivated cherries

Word Origin for mazzard

C16: perhaps related to mazer

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