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sloe

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noun \ˈslō\

Definition of sloe

  1. :  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

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