Mespilus

noun Mes·pi·lus \ˈmespələs\

Definition of Mespilus

  1. :  a genus of Eurasian trees (family Rosaceae) having large solitary flowers, leafy calyx lobes, and a pomaceous fruit with an open top and five easily detached stones — see medlar

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Origin and Etymology of mespilus

New Latin, from Latin, medlar — more at medlar


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