nêspera

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nêspera (Eriobotrya japonica)
nêspera (Mespilus germanica)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mespilum, from Ancient Greek μέσπιλον (méspilon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nêspera f (plural nêsperas)

  1. The loquat (fruit)
  2. (archaic) The medlar (fruit)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although the medlar is the original nêspera, it has been replaced by the loquat in modern usage.

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