prunelle

[proo-nel]

noun

a sweet, brown, French liqueur distilled from plums.

Nearby words

  1. prudishly,
  2. pruinose,
  3. prune,
  4. prune-belly syndrome,
  5. prunella,
  6. prunello,
  7. pruning,
  8. pruning hook,
  9. pruning shears,
  10. prunt

Origin of prunelle

< French, diminutive of prune prune1

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British Dictionary definitions for prunelle

prunelle

noun

a green French liqueur made from sloes

Word Origin for prunelle

C18: from French: a little plum, from prune prune 1

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