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Related to mazzard: mazzard cherry
A wild sweet cherry tree, especially one used as grafting stock.
[Perhaps alteration of Middle English mazer, goblet, hard wood; see mazer.]
(Plants) a wild sweet cherry tree, Prunus avium, often used as a grafting stock for cultivated cherries
[C16: perhaps related to mazer]
a wild sweet cherry, Prunus avium, used as a rootstock for cultivated varieties of cherries.