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ma·ras·ca

 (mə-răs′kə)
n.
A tree of any of several cultivars of the sour cherry that bear small bitter fruit from which maraschino is made.

[Italian; see maraschino.]

marasca

(məˈræskə)
n
(Plants) a European cherry tree, Prunus cerasus marasca, with red acid-tasting fruit from which maraschino is made
[C19: from Italian, variant of amarasca from amaro, from Latin amārus bitter]

ma•ras•ca

(məˈræs kə)

n., pl. -cas.
a wild cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca, yielding a small bitter fruit from which maraschino is made.
[1860–65; < Italian, variant of amarasca, derivative of amaro < Latin amārus bitter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marasca - small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is mademarasca - small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
maraschino, maraschino liqueur - distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
marasca cherry, maraschino cherry, Prunus cerasus marasca, marasca - Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
2.marasca - Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueurmarasca - Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
Prunus cerasus, sour cherry, sour cherry tree - rather small Eurasian tree producing red to black acid edible fruit
marasca - small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
Translations

marasca

[məˈræskə] n (tree) → marasco
References in periodicals archive ?
Marasca FA, Alves GR, Pires RC, Dallasta TC, de Andrade Silva RV, Missel Correa JR.
Palumbo A, Cava M, Bringhen S, Zamagni E, Romano A, Patriarca F, Rossi D, Gemilini F, Crippa C, Galli M, Nozzoli C, Ria R, Marasca R, Montefusco V, Baldini L, Elice F, Callea V, Pulini S, CareIla AM, Zambello R, Benevolo G, Magarotto V, Tacchetti P.
There would have been grumbling, of course, of the type reported by Bartolommeo Marasca, a Mantuan official in Cardinal Gonzaga's employ, who commented on the "great trouble and outcry of the poor men who do not wish to sell their homes.
This holiday season, guests can also sip aged cocktails like the Katia ($14), with Redemption Rye, Averna Amaro, Marasca liqueur and chocolate bitters made in-house.
Luxardo Maraschino -- Luxardo Maraschino is an Italian liqueur distilled from Marasca cherries, honey and cherry pits.
The dessert inspired the sumptuous cocktail, chocolate cherry fizz, which layered a liquid essence of both marasca cherries with black forest berries and effervescence provided by champagne and sprinkling of cocoa powder.
This would prevent Daisy entering the supermarket to buy a bag of spuds and leaving 104 minutes later with a jar of marasca cherries (for use in emergencies), a pair of slippers with lime green pompoms, a snorkel, three lipsticks, a packet of frozen chips, a tonic to improve her Edgar's performance in the garden, a pair of dimpled gloves and a cattle-prod.
Thus the new essay on Francesco Gonzaga's student days in Pavia explores the internal dynamics of his household (including a feud between his tutor, the priest Bartolomeo Marasca, and Francesco's more permissive steward, Baldassare Soardi), the youth's interactions with prominent figures such as Bianca Maria Visconti (wife of Duke Francesco Sforza of Milan), and the physical logistics of his stay in Pavia.