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Definition of medlar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

medlar

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmedlə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedlər//
 
 
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a brownish fruit which is eaten when it has started to decay and become soft Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French medler, from medle ‘medlar fruit’, from Latin mespila, from Greek mespilē, mespilon.