Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A brownish sloe-flavored French liqueur.
  • n. Variant of prunella.

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  • n. A kind of small and very acid French plum, especially when stoned and dried.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of small and very acid French plum; -- applied especially to the stoned and dried fruit.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Alteration of prunella.

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French, diminutive of prune.

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  • A sweet French liqueur distilled from plums.

    February 25, 2007