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mar·a·schi·no

 (măr′ə-skē′nō, -shē′-)
n. pl. mar·a·schi·nos
A cordial made from the fermented juice and crushed pits of marasca cherries.

[Italian, from marasca, marasca, from amarasca, from amaro, bitter, from Latin amārus.]
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maraschino

(ˌmærəˈskiːnəʊ; -ˈʃiːnəʊ)
n
(Brewing) a liqueur made from marasca cherries and flavoured with the kernels, having a taste like bitter almonds
[C18: from Italian; see marasca]
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mar•a•schi•no

(ˌmær əˈski noʊ, -ˈʃi-)

n.
a cordial distilled from marascas.
[1785–95; < Italian; see marasca, -ine3]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maraschino - distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherriesmaraschino - distilled from fermented juice of bitter wild marasca cherries
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
marasca - small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
2.maraschino - cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueurmaraschino - cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur
confection, sweet - a food rich in sugar
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Translations

maraschino

[ˌmærəsˈkiːnəʊ]
A. Nmarrasquino m
B. CPD maraschino cherries NPLguindas fpl en conserva de marrasquino
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maraschino

n (= drink)Maraschino m; (= maraschino cherry)Maraschinokirsche f
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maraschino

[ˌmærəˈskiːnəʊ] n (liqueur) → maraschino
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References in classic literature ?
'Maraschino punch-- will you taste some of it?' she said.
She mixed another tumbler full of maraschino punch, and drank one good half of it before she spoke again.
She held up her hand for silence, and finished the second tumbler of maraschino punch.
Francis privately concluded that the maraschino punch offered the only discoverable explanation of what the Countess had said to him.
He took the great, round world in his hand, so to speak, familiarly, contemptuously, and it seemed no larger than the seed of a Maraschino cherry in a table d'hote grape fruit.
'Do you know, Sigsbee,' he said, sipping his Maraschino with a gentle melancholy--'do you know, there is something wonderfully pathetic to me in this business.
The black slave was given to Bedwin Sands by an Egyptian pasha in exchange for three dozen of Maraschino. He has sewn up ever so many odalisques in sacks and tilted them into the Nile.
"So now what we have done is, we took a look at maraschinos on the retail side and really started to ask some kind of consumer-facing questions."
Many people, including those behind the bar, avoid using maraschinos because they fear they are harmful.