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pru·nelle

 (pro͞o-nĕl′)
n.
1. A brownish sloe-flavored French liqueur.
2. Variant of prunella.

[Alteration of prunella.]
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prunelle

(pruːˈnɛl)
n
(Brewing) a green French liqueur made from sloes
[C18: from French: a little plum, from prune prune1]
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