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prunella (n.)

stout textile used for men's robes and gowns, 1650s, from French prunelle, noun use of adjective meaning "plum-colored," from prunelle, diminutive of prune "plum" (see prune (n.)). In English, prunelle "small plum" is attested from mid-15c.

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Definitions of prunella from WordNet

Prunella (n.)
small genus of perennial mostly Eurasian having terminal spikes of small purplish or white flowers;
Synonyms: genus Prunella
Prunella (n.)
type genus of the Prunellidae;
Synonyms: genus Prunella
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