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Definition of the noun medlar

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noun - plural: medlars

  1. small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit
  2. small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
  3. a South African globular fruit with brown leathery skin and pithy flesh having a sweet-acid taste
  4. crabapple-like fruit used for preserves
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic term: edible fruit = edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
    • part of: medlar tree / Mespilus germanica = small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples

Alternative definition of the noun medlar

noun

  1. A tree of the genus Mespilus
  2. the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small apple, and it is not eaten until it has begun to decay, or more properly, blet.

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Phrases with Medlar

  1. medlar tree
  2. wild medlar tree
  3. wild medlar
  4. Common Medlar
  5. Stern's Medlar
  6. japanese medlar
  7. Mediterranean-Medlar

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Google previewThe Garden [London] (1892)

The Nottingham Medlar is a well- known form, and there is a seedless variety with smaller fruits and leaves.

It may be that the taste for the bletted fruits of the Medlar is an acquired one, but, nevertheless, they are delicious to those who can ...

Google previewThe Garden (1892)

An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches

The Nottingham Medlar is a well known form, and there is a seedless variety with smaller fruits and leaves.

It may be that the taste for the bletted fruits of the Medlar is an acquired one, but, nevertheless, they are delicious to those who can ...

Google previewA Description and history of vegetable substances used in the arts, and in domestic economy (1830)

With us it is a small tree, with pendulous branches, and beautiful silvery leaves * The Medlar — Mespilus Germanica. The medlar is a fruit resembling the smaller apples, and has a good deal of flavour, ...

Google previewS. W. Silver & Co.'s Handbook to South Africa (1880)

Including the Cape Colony, Natal, the Diamond Fields, the Transvaal, Orange Free State, Etc. : Also a Gazetter and Map by S.W. Silver & Co

The Wilde Kastanie, or Wild Chestnut, is the fruit of the Galodendron Gapense ; the Wild Medlar is that of Vavgueria infausta ; the Stamfrncht appears to be the same ; the Wild Jambos is the fruit of Eugenia Zeyeri. Wilde Abrikos, or Wild Apricot, ...

Google previewPlants of Colonial Williamsburg (1979)

How to Identify 200 of Colonial America's Flowers, Herbs, and Trees by Joan Parry Dutton

The medlar is a slender and somewhat crooked growing tree up to 25 feet tall. The flowers are white and solitary. The fruits are distinctive: an inch wide, flattish, apple-shaped, and crinkly on top. They take form early, soon turning from green to ...

Google previewAutomated Practical Reasoning (1995)

Algebraic Approaches by Jochen Pfalzgraf, Dongming Wang

MEDLAR is the acronym for "mechanizing deduction in the logics of practical ...

Google previewThe Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture (2013)

Creating an Edible Ecosystem by Christopher Shein

Medlar is a traditional European fruit tree that is quite rare in North America. The fruit looks a bit like a persimmon and is picked unripe, then stored ...

Google previewThe Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge; with a Memoir of Mr. Ellman [by F. P. Walesby] ... Third Edition, Greatly Enlarged (1834)

by John Baxter

MEDLAR. MEDLAR. Méspilus germanica, Icosandria Di-Pentagy"nia, Linn.—Nat. ord. Rosâceae. THE Medlar is a native of the south of Europe, but appears to be naturalized in some parts of England. There are two varieties in cultivation :- 1.

Google previewThe New Oxford Book of Food Plants (2009)

by John Vaughan, Catherine Geissler

The medlar is a spreading tree, apt to be deformed by the wind. The wild tree has thorns but the cultivated kinds are thornless. Its flowers are borne at the end of short young shoots in late May or June. DOG ROSE Rosa canina(3–4). The fruit ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

The Dutch medlar is the finest as to size, and the Nottingham the most delicate in flavour. - The wood, being hard and tough, resembling that of the pear tree, is useful for various domestic vessels, as well as for the smaller implements of ...

Google previewDr. Shelton's Hygienic Review (1996)

by Herbert M. Shelton

MEDLAR - MED'LEH - Metpilut Germanica The medlar is a fruit grown in Europe, better known in ...

Google previewA history of the vegetable kingdom (1841)

by William Rhind

The medlar is a fruit resembling the smaller apples, and has a good deal of flavour, but ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary Or General Repository of Physic Etc. (with Fig.)- London, Johnson 1775 (1775)

The medlar. The common medlar is a tree about the fize of an apple-tree, the leaves are strong and sharp pointed; its flowers appear in May, and thể fruit ripens in September. In Germany these trees ...

Google previewA new medical dictionary; or, general repository of physic ... The fourth edition: revised and corrected, with considerable additions, by George Wallis, M.D. (1795)

by George MOTHERBY, George WALLIS (M.D.)

The common medlar is a tree about the fize of an apple-tree; ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1869)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters by John Claudius Loudon

Blake's large- fruited Medlar. 2. Dutch Medlar. — Fruit the largest of any. 3. Nottingham, or common.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Medlar-trce germanica. Common, or Dutch, Medlar, ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

MESPILUS, Medlar. This genus confists of deciduous fruit trees - and flowering shrubs, and a very ornamental ever-green ; all hardy, of upright growth, and garnished with fpear-shaped, and oblongoval foliage, and quinquepetalous flowers ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1817)

Mespilus Germanica, common or Dutch medlar : unarmed; leaves lanceolate, tomentose, underneath; flowers sessile, solitary. The common medlar is a small or middle-sized branching tree. Branches woolly, armed in a wild state with stiff ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

German Mospilus, or Comman Medlar.] Rises with a deformed tree-stem, branching irregularly fifteen or twenty feet high; spearshaped leaves, downy underneath; and large close-fitting, white flowers, singly fom the sides of the branches; ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: tangle-flowered wild medlar Southern Africa: mudenza, mundziru, muNemsva, muNjiro, muNzwiro (Shona) Tanzania: ngundai, mgholoma V. cyanescens Robyns English: bush medlar Southern Africa: ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1735)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller

The Medlar. The characters are ; The Leaves are either whole, end Jhap'd like those of the Laurel, at in the manur'd Sorts, or laciniated, as in the wild Sorts :' The Flower con sifts of five Leaves, which expand in Form of a Rose : The Fruit is um- ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

MESPILUS, the medlar, a genus of the pentagynia order, in the icosandria class of plants, and in the natural method ranking under the 36th order, pomaceae. The calyx is quinquefid; the petals are five; the berry is inferior and pentaspermous.

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ... with 515 Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

MEDLAR, a much-branched spinous tree. The leaves are obovate or oblonglanceolate, entire or serrulate, pubescent beneath; the flowers white, with a woolly calyx; the fruit half an inch or an inch in diameter; depressed at the top. It is eaten ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1819)

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George Gregory

MESPILUS, the medlar; a genus of the pentagynia order, in the icosandria class of plants; and in the natural method ranking under the 36th order, pomaceae. The calyx is quinquefid; the petals are five; the berry is inferior and pentaspermous.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

Medlar. 150. The Medlar-tree (Messilus Germanica, Linn.; Icosandria Pentagynia ; Rosace e, Juss.) is a native of the south of Europe, but appears to be naturalized in hedges in England, and is therefore figured in “English Botany,” t. 1523.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

MESPILUS, the medlar, in botany, a genus of the pentajynia order, and icosandria class of plants ; natural order thirty-sixth, pomaces : cal. quinquefid; the petals are five; the berry is inferior and pentaspermous. 1 . M. amelanchier, the shrubby ...

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