Definitions for "Medlar"
A tree of the genus Mespilus (Mespilus 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.
a small, brown, applelike fruit, hard and bitter when ripe and eaten only when partly decayed.
small deciduous tree of southern Africa having edible fruit