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Noun: sloe  slow
  1. Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh
    - Allegheny plum, Alleghany plum, Prunus alleghaniensis
  2. A thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
    - blackthorn, Prunus spinosa
  3. Small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush

Sounds like: slew, slue

Derived forms: sloes

Type of: bush, plum, shrub, wild plum, wild plum tree

Part of: genus Prunus, Prunus, sloe gin

Encyclopedia: Sloe