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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits;
[syn: blackthorn, sloe, Prunus spinosa]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sloe \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, bitter, wild European plum, the fruit of the blackthorn (Prunus spinosa); also, the tree itself. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Blackthorn \Black"thorn`\, n. (Bot.) (a) A spreading thorny shrub or small tree (Prunus spinosa), with blackish bark, and bearing little black plums, which are called sloes; the sloe. (b) A species of Crat[ae]gus or hawthorn (Crat[ae]gus tomentosa). Both are used for hedges. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Prunus spinosa n 1: a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits [syn: blackthorn, sloe, Prunus spinosa]