prunelle

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Etymology[edit]

From French, diminutive of prune.

Noun[edit]

prunelle (plural prunelles)

  1. a kind of small and very acid French plum, especially when stoned and dried, from Prunus spinosa (blackthorn, sloe).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prune + -elle.

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Noun[edit]

prunelle f (plural prunelles)

  1. sloe (small, bitter, wild fruit of the blackthorn)
  2. sloe gin
  3. (anatomy) pupil; eye
  4. (archaic) a type of cloth

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