Mahaled

Ma`ha´led


n.1.(Bot.) A cherry tree (Prunus Mahaleb) of Southern Europe. The wood is prized by cabinetmakers, the twigs are used for pipe stems, the flowers and leaves yield a perfume, and from the fruit a violet dye and a fermented liquor (like kirschwasser) are prepared.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.