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Neanderthal man
Neanderthal race or man
neap tide
Neap tides
Neapolitan ice
Neapolitan ice cream
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Neapolitan medlar definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Medlar Med"lar, n. [OE. medler medlar tree, OF. meslier, F. n['e]flier, L. mespilum, mespilus, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. Naseberry.] A tree of the genus Mespilus (M. Germanica); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small apple, but has a bony endocarp. When first gathered the flesh is hard and austere, and it is not eaten until it has begun to decay. Japan medlar (Bot.), the loquat. See Loquat. Neapolitan medlar (Bot.), a kind of thorn tree (Crat[ae]gus Azarolus); also, its fruit.


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