noun \ˈslō\

Definition of SLOE

:  the small dark globose astringent fruit of the blackthorn; also :  blackthorn

Origin of SLOE

Middle English slo, from Old English slāh; akin to Old High German slēha sloe and probably to Russian sliva plum — more at livid
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

Rhymes with SLOE


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