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Meaning of SLOE

Pronunciation:  slow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
  2. [n]  wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh
  3. [n]  a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits

SLOE is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: Alleghany plum, Allegheny plum, blackthorn, Prunus alleghaniensis, Prunus spinosa
 See Also: Alleghany plum, Allegheny plum, bush, genus Prunus, plum, Prunus, Prunus alleghaniensis, shrub, sloe, sloe, sloe gin, wild plum, wild plum tree



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sloe\, n. [OE. slo, AS. sl[=a]; akin to D. slee, G.
schlehe, OHG. sl$ha, Dan. slaaen, Sw. sl?n, perhaps
originally, that which blunts the teeth, or sets them on edge
(cf. {Slow}); cf. Lith. sliwa a plum, Russ. sliva.] (Bot.)
A small, bitter, wild European plum, the fruit of the
blackthorn ({Prunus spinosa}); also, the tree itself.