American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cordial made from the fermented juice and crushed pits of the marasca cherry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cordial originating in Dalmatia, where it is distilled from or flavored with the marasca cherry, peculiar to that region; hence, a similar cordial produced in other regions from other kinds of cherry. The finest bears the name of maraschino of Zara, in which town it is reputed to be manufactured.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A liqueur distilled from fermented cherry juice, and flavored with the pit of a variety of cherry which grows in Dalmatia.
- n. cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur
- n. distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
- Italian, from marasca, marasca, from amarasca, from amaro, bitter, from Latin amārus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Steep them for three hours in a plateful of weak kirsch, or maraschino, that is slightly warmed.”
“That's because the "maraschino" in the Floridita recipe is not a processed cherry but, rather, a colorless liqueur made from marasca cherries grown on Italy's Dalmatian coast.”
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““I like to tell people a maraschino is the nutritional equivalent of a LifeSaver,” says Josh Reynolds, vice president of Gray & Company, the world’s biggest maraschino cherry manufacturer.”
“She plopped a red red maraschino into the cocktail, sending a little fountain into the air.”
“The Cherry Float Cupcakes that Coco Bean made this week use regular coke and maraschino cherry syrup to create the same general flavor in a cupcake.”
“The cakes also include some cocoa powder, to bring out the cocoa notes in the soda, and is topped off with a cola-tinged icing and a maraschino cherry.”
“The red frosting - which is sweetly decorated with a maraschino cherry and a lime wedge as garnish - gets its color and flavor from cherry juice.”
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