mispel

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Dutch[edit]

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ripe medlar fruit

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mispele, mespele, from Medieval Latin mespila.

Noun[edit]

mispel f (plural mispels or mispelen, diminutive mispeltje n or mispelke n)

  1. medlar tree, of the genus Mespilus
  2. medlar (fruit)
    M'n pa houdt van rotte vruchten: mispels, bah!
    My dad likes rotten fruit: medlars, yuck!

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Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mespila

Noun[edit]

mispel f

  1. The medlar