Mahaled
Mahaled Ma*ha"led, n.[Ar. mahled.] (Bot.) A cherry tree ({Prunus Mahaleb}) of Southern Europe. The wood is prized by cabinetmakers, the twigs are used for pipe stems, the flowers and leaves yield a perfume, and from the fruit a violet dye and a fermented liquor (like kirschwasser) are prepared. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prunus Mahaleb — Mahaled Ma*ha led, n.[Ar. mahled.] (Bot.) A cherry tree ({Prunus Mahaleb}) of Southern Europe. The wood is prized by cabinetmakers, the twigs are used for pipe stems, the flowers and leaves yield a perfume, and from the fruit a violet dye and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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