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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A type of sour cherry having pale red fruit and colorless or nearly colorless juice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any of several varieties of cultivated sour cherry trees of the species Prunus cerasus bearing fruit with colorless juice, e.g. Prunus cerasus caproniana.
  • n. a pale red sour cherry with colorless or nearly colorless juice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several cultivated sour cherry trees bearing pale red fruit with colorless juice
  • n. pale red sour cherry with colorless or nearly colorless juice

Etymologies

German, from Medieval Latin amārellum, from Latin amārus, bitter.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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