• WordNet 3.6
    • n marasca Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur
    • n marasca small bitter fruit of the marasca cherry tree from whose juice maraschino liqueur is made
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n marasca A small black wild cherry, a variety of Prunus avium, from which maraschino is distilled.
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In literature:

Marasca, Jacopino, a Cremonese, lived in 1430.
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