Definition of morello in English:


Line breaks: mor|ello
Pronunciation: /mɒˈrɛləʊ

noun (plural morellos)

A dark cherry of a sour kind used in cooking: [as modifier]: morello cherries
More example sentences
  • It looked like a pour-on morello sauce from a jar, gooey and without taste.
  • Later in summer, we might get a glimpse of the bitter morello variety, used for cooking and preserving.
  • He also finds the morellos to be simultaneously sweeter and more astringent.


mid 17th century: from Italian morello 'blackish', from medieval Latin morellus, diminutive of Latin Maurus 'Moor'.

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