Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name given in the East Indies to the berries of the common juniper, Juniperus communis. Also spelled abhel and abhul.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The berries of a species of cypress in the East Indies.

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  • noun The berries of a species of cypress, Juniperus communis, in the East Indies.

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Examples

  • Suc de mere What struck me (apart from the sheer mind-boggling fact that these languages, firmly behind the Iron Curtain twenty years ago, are now on display in Tesco's) was that the root for "apple" (and Dutch appel, German Apfel; plus, I am told, Irish abhal and úll and Welsh afal) clearly also lies behind Russian яблоко, Lithuanian obuolys, Latvian ābols and Bulgarian ябълка.

    Apple juice

  • It takes its name from Lamaes abhal, which, in ancient British, signifies the day of apple fruit, from being drunk on the apple feast in autumn.

    The Book of Household Management

  • It takes its name from Lamaes abhal, which, in ancient British, signifies the day of apple fruit, from being drunk on the apple feast in autumn.

    The Book of Household Management

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