sloe

noun
\ˈslō \

Definition of sloe 

: the small dark globose astringent fruit of the blackthorn also : blackthorn

First Known Use of sloe

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sloe

Middle English slo, from Old English slāh; akin to Old High German slēha sloe and probably to Russian sliva plum — more at livid

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