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  1. Relational database of the United States National Library of Medicine for the storage and retrieval of bibliographical information concerning the biomedical literature
    - Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System
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

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree, relational database, tree

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

Encyclopedia: MEDLARS