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medlar

noun med·lar \ˈmed-lər\

Definition of MEDLAR

:  a small deciduous Eurasian tree (Mespilus germanica) of the rose family whose fruit resembles a crab apple and is used in preserves; also :  its fruit

Origin of MEDLAR

Middle English medeler, from Anglo-French medler, from medle medlar fruit, from Latin mespilum, from Greek mespilon
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with MEDLAR

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