morello

[ muh-rel-oh ]
/ məˈrɛl oʊ /

noun, plural mo·rel·los.

a variety of sour cherry having dark-colored skin and juice.
the tree bearing this fruit.

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Origin of morello

1640–50; perhaps < Italian amarello amarelle, confused (in E) with Italian morello blackish. See morel2
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morello
/ (məˈrɛləʊ) /

noun plural -los

a variety of small very dark sour cherry, Prunus cerasus austera

Word Origin for morello

C17: perhaps from Medieval Latin amārellum diminutive of Latin amārus bitter, but also influenced by Italian morello blackish
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