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3 definitions found
 for Sloe
From 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]

From 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

From 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
  
  

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