sloe plum

sloe plum
sloe plum,
the fruit of the sloe.

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  • sloe plum — dygioji slyva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Prunus spinosa), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. Naudojamas džinui gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Prunus spinosa angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sloe — dygioji slyva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Prunus spinosa), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. Naudojamas džinui gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Prunus spinosa angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Sloe gin — is a red coloured liqueur flavoured with sloe berries, the fruit of the blackthorn, a relative of the plum. Sloe gin has an alcohol content between 15 to 30 percent by volume (30 60 proof).The traditional way of making sloe gin is to infuse gin… …   Wikipedia

  • Sloe — (sl[=o]), n. [OE. slo, AS. sl[=a]; akin to D. slee, G. schlehe, OHG. sl[=e]ha, Dan. slaaen, Sw. sl[*a]n, perhaps originally, that which blunts the teeth, or sets them on edge (cf. {Slow}); cf. Lith. slywa a plum, Russ. sliva.] (Bot.) A small,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sloe — [sləu US slou] n [: Old English; Origin: slah] a small bitter fruit like a ↑plum …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sloe — [slō] n. [ME slo < OE sla, akin to Ger schlehe, Russ & OSlav sliva, plum: see LIVID] 1. BLACKTHORN (sense 1) 2. the small, blue black, plumlike fruit of the blackthorn 3. any of various wild plums …   English World dictionary

  • Plum — For other uses, see Plum (disambiguation). Plum A plum whole and split Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • sloe — [OE] Etymologically, the sloe is probably the ‘blue black’ fruit. The word comes, along with its relatives German schlehe, Dutch slee, Swedish slå, and Danish slaa, from a prehistoric Germanic *slaikhwōn, which has been linked with Latin līvēre… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • sloe — [OE] Etymologically, the sloe is probably the ‘blue black’ fruit. The word comes, along with its relatives German schlehe, Dutch slee, Swedish slå, and Danish slaa, from a prehistoric Germanic *slaikhwōn, which has been linked with Latin līvēre… …   Word origins

  • sloe —  A bluish black wild plum. Hence, sloe eyed, sloe gin …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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