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  1. marasca, marasca cherry, maraschino cherry, Prunus cerasus marascanoun

    Dalmatian bitter wild cherry tree bearing fruit whose juice is made into maraschino liqueur

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  1. Marasca cherry

    The Marasca cherry is a type of sour Morello cherry known only from cultivation. The Marasca cherry as grown in coastal Croatia is reputed to attain its finest flavour. The fruit's largest yield is in Zadar in Croatia, but it has been successfully cultivated in northern Italy, Slovenia, southern Hungary and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has become naturalized in North America, though the "maraschino cherry" of American commerce is the Royal Ann variety of sweet cherry. The variety was first published by Roberto de Visiani in Flora dalmatica, 1850. Compared to other cherries, the fruit of the Marasca cherry tree is small. with Anthocyanins accounting for its dark, near black colour. Its bitter taste and drier pulp make Marasca cherries ideal for creating fine cherry liqueur. By definition, true Maraschino liqueur is supposed to be made only from Marasca cherries. The Marasca cherry was also the original base cherry used to make Maraschino cherries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marasca cherry in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marasca cherry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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