Synonyms

1. medlar

noun. ['ˈmɛdlɝ'] small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit.

Synonyms

  • genus Vangueria
  • Vangueria
  • Vangueria infausta
  • tree
  • wild medlar tree

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Words that Rhyme with Medlar

  • sedler
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  • schedler
  • schaedler
  • redler
  • raedler
  • peddler
  • medler
  • fedler
  • edler

2. medlar

noun. ['ˈmɛdlɝ'] crabapple-like fruit used for preserves.

Synonyms

  • edible fruit
  • Mespilus germanica

3. medlar

noun. ['ˈmɛdlɝ'] a South African globular fruit with brown leathery skin and pithy flesh having a sweet-acid taste.

Synonyms

  • Vangueria infausta
  • wild medlar tree
  • edible fruit

4. medlar

noun. ['ˈmɛdlɝ'] small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples.

Synonyms

  • Mespilus germanica
  • genus Mespilus
  • fruit tree
  • medlar tree

Example sentences of the word medlar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Looking a little like a very large rose hip -- to which it is distantly related -- the medlar has flesh that is unpleasantly tart when first picked.

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