Definition of azarole in English:


Syllabification: a·za·role
Pronunciation: /ˈazəˌrōl


  • A small tree related to the hawthorn, cultivated in southern Europe for its small yellow or reddish fruit.
    • Crataegus azarolus, family Rosaceae
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    • The name ‘Naples medlar’ has been used for the azarole.
    • The azarole has long been cultivated for its edible fruit in S. Europe.
    • The species with the best fruit is the azarole, C. azarolus (sometimes called Naples medlar but no relation to the ordinary medlar).

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