prunella

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noun pru·nel·la \prü-ˈne-lə\
variants: or less commonly

prunelle

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Definition of prunella

  1. 1 :  a twilled woolen dress fabric

  2. 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


First Known Use: 1670

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