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mirabelle

Syllabification: mir·a·belle
Pronunciation: /ˈmirəˌbel
 
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Definition of mirabelle in English:

noun

1A sweet yellow plumlike fruit that is a variety of the greengage.
Example sentences
  • 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 the mirabelle fruit.
1.2A liqueur distilled from the mirabelle fruit.

Origin

early 18th century: from French.

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