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Noun: medlar  med-lu(r)
  1. Small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit
    - wild medlar, wild medlar tree, Vangueria infausta
     
  2. Small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
    - medlar tree, Mespilus germanica
     
  3. A South African globular fruit with brown leathery skin and pithy flesh having a sweet-acid taste
     
  4. Crabapple-like fruit used for preserves

Sounds like: medaling, medalling, meddldlar, med

Derived forms: medlars

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree, tree

Part of: genus Mespilus, genus Vangueria, Mespilus, Vangueria

Encyclopedia: Medlar