Prunelle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prunelle A kind of small and very acid French plum; -- applied especially to the stoned and dried fruit.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., dim. of prune,. See Prune (n.)

Usage

In literature:

J'ai des onyx semblables aux prunelles d'une morte.
"Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde with a Preface by Robert Ross" by Oscar Wilde
Before the war prunelle.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
Sorbet a la Prunelle.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Nitrate of potass, for sal prunelle.
"French Polishing and Enamelling" by Richard Bitmead
One of those who visited Troyes was a Montpellier professor, Dr. Prunelle.
"The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts" by M. R. James
There is the prunelle, and welcome to it!
"A Pilgrim Maid" by Marion Ames Taggart
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