medle

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French medle, mesle, from Latin mespilum, from Ancient Greek μέσπιλον (méspilon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛdlə/, /ˈmɛdəl/, /ˈmɛːl(ə)/

Noun[edit]

medle (rare)

  1. The fruit of the common medlar (Crataegus germanica, syn. Mespilus germanica)

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