medlar tree


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Noun1.medlar tree - small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab applesmedlar tree - small deciduous Eurasian tree cultivated for its fruit that resemble crab apples
medlar - crabapple-like fruit used for preserves
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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Apparently, this was the nickname for the fruit of the medlar tree back in Tudor times.
Moreover, to testify his strong connection with Verga, Lawrence even named his house in Fontana Vecchia, "La Casa del nespolo", or "The Medlar Tree House" in the English translation (Comellini 2009b).
The medlar tree is relatively unknown to the foragers who frequent this park, unlike the famous mulberry tree, which is a popular spot for those in the know.
In keeping with the atmosphere of the cottage, she has created a little knot garden; there is an old English medlar tree, a strawberry variety from Tudor times and even an apple tree that her greatgreat uncle first named.