japan medlar


japan medlar
noun or japan plum
Usage: usually capitalized J
1. : loquat

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Japan medlar — Medlar Med lar, n. [OE. medler medlar tree, OF. meslier, F. n[ e]flier, L. mespilum, mespilus, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Naseberry}.] A tree of the genus {Mespilus} ({Mespilus Germanica}); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Medlar — Med lar, n. [OE. medler medlar tree, OF. meslier, F. n[ e]flier, L. mespilum, mespilus, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Naseberry}.] A tree of the genus {Mespilus} ({Mespilus Germanica}); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small apple, but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • japan plum — noun see japan medlar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neapolitan medlar — Medlar Med lar, n. [OE. medler medlar tree, OF. meslier, F. n[ e]flier, L. mespilum, mespilus, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Naseberry}.] A tree of the genus {Mespilus} ({Mespilus Germanica}); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Japanese medlar — noun evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan • Syn: ↑loquat, ↑loquat tree, ↑Japanese plum, ↑Eriobotrya japonica • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crataegus Azarolus — Medlar Med lar, n. [OE. medler medlar tree, OF. meslier, F. n[ e]flier, L. mespilum, mespilus, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Naseberry}.] A tree of the genus {Mespilus} ({Mespilus Germanica}); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mespilus Germanica — Medlar Med lar, n. [OE. medler medlar tree, OF. meslier, F. n[ e]flier, L. mespilum, mespilus, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Naseberry}.] A tree of the genus {Mespilus} ({Mespilus Germanica}); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loquat — For the band, see Loquat (band). This article is about a species of flowering plants called Medlar. For other uses, see Medlar. Loquat Eriobotrya japonica Loquat leaves and fruits …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese plum — noun 1. small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor • Syn: ↑Prunus salicina • Hypernyms: ↑plum, ↑plum tree 2. evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive sized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly fishing — in a river Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial fly is used to catch fish. The fly is cast using a fly rod, reel, and specialized weighted line. Casting a nearly weightless fly or lure requires casting techniques significantly… …   Wikipedia


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