Definition of mirabelle in English:


Line breaks: mira|belle
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪrəbɛl


  • 1A sweet yellow plum-like fruit that is a variety of the greengage.
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    • The mirabelles, which are another group of mainly yellow plums, are also hard to classify with confidence but placed by some authorities as varieties of P. insititia.
    • It smells racy, intense and richly baroque, glittering with aromas of apricots, nectarines and mirabelles.
    • That's when we saw a section which had first escaped our attention, the pick-your-own plum trees - dozens upon dozens of beautiful leafy trees, positively laden with quetsches and mirabelles.
  • 1.1The tree that bears mirabelles.
  • 1.2 [mass noun] A liqueur distilled from mirabelles.


early 18th century: from French.

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