Definition of Mazzard

1. Noun. Wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting.

Exact synonyms: Gean, Mazzard Cherry
Generic synonyms: Prunus Avium, Sweet Cherry



Definition of Mazzard

1. Noun. A sweet cherry, with taxomonic name ''Prunus avium'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mazzard

1. a wild cherry [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mazzard

mazopathy
mazopexy
mazoplasia
mazourka
mazourkas
mazout
mazouts
mazuma
mazumas
mazurka
mazurkalike
mazurkas
mazut
mazuts
mazy
mazzard (current term)
mazzard cherry
mazzards
mazzebah
mazzebahs
mazzeboth
mazzettiite
maître d's
mb
mbalax
mbaqanga
mbaqangas
mbari
mbaris
mbila

Literary usage of Mazzard

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"Fl. We have 'seen that mazzard, the head, is probably from mazer, a bowl. And on we kest of warme milk mony a sk,ll, And of the blude of sacrifice ..."

2. The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus by Charles Lamb, Thomas Hood, John Bull (1825)
"We should have known nothing of Yo- rick, the Danish king's jester, hid not the gravedigger in Hamlet knocked him about the mazzard with a spade. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Resistant Stocks and Varieties The mazzard Cherry as a Stock Attention has been called to the fact that winter injury and unfavorable soil conditions may ..."

4. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1860)
"If we sow a quantity of seed in garden soil of the common black mazzard cherry, ... It is likely indeed, that to gather the seeds from a wild mazzard in the ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Honest /ГЛ., О. PI, ¡ii, 329. But m they amorous conquests, Ht the last, Some wound will slice your mazer. Ml Foots, 0. PI, iv, 103. To mazzard, v. ..."

6. The California Fruits and how to Grow Them: A Manual of Methods which Have by Edward James Wickson (1921)
"About three-fourths of California cherry trees are propagated by budding on seedlings of the Black mazzard. The Mahaleb root is still more hardy than the ..."

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