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NOUN (3)

1. wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh;
[syn: Allegheny plum, Alleghany plum, sloe, Prunus alleghaniensis]

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

3. small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush;


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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sloe n 1: wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh [syn: Allegheny plum, Alleghany plum, sloe, Prunus alleghaniensis] 2: a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits [syn: blackthorn, sloe, Prunus spinosa] 3: small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "sloe": atramentous, black, black as coal, black as ebony, black as ink, black as midnight, black as night, coal-black, coaly, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, deep black, ebony, ink-black, inky, jetty, midnight, night-black, night-dark, nigrous, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pitchy, raven, raven-black, sable, sloe-black, sloe-colored, tar-black, tarry