"sloes" in the noun sense
1. Allegheny plum, Alleghany plum, sloe, Prunus alleghaniensis
wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh
2. blackthorn, sloe, Prunus spinosa
a thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
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