1.1The small brown apple-like fruit of the medlar, which is only edible after it has begun to decay.
More example sentences
- Fruits include the indigenous melons, grapes, mulberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, and pomegranates, as well as medlars, persimmons, oranges, melons, and sweet lemons.
- In the back are pots containing a fruit paradise of quinces, medlars, lemons, pomegranates, citrons, even a limequat that apparently makes a mean marmalade.
- There are plenty of colourful fruits about, including dessert, culinary and crab apples, pears and medlars.
Definition of medlar in:
- The US English dictionary