prunella

noun pru·nel·la \ prü-ˈne-lə \
variants: or less commonly prunelle play \prü-ˈnel\
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prunella

1 : a twilled woolen dress fabric
2 : a heavy woolen fabric used for the uppers of shoes

Origin and Etymology of prunella

French prunelle, literally, sloe, from diminutive of prune plum


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