medlar

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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

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Origin and Etymology of medlar

Middle English medeler, from Anglo-French medler, from medle medlar fruit, from Latin mespilum, from Greek mespilon



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