nefle (s.xiii3/4)

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nefle (s.xiii3/4)

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[ FEW: 12,56b mespilum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,199c nesple; TL: 6,612 nesfle; DEAF: ; DMF:  nèfle; TLF:  nèfle; OED: ; MED:  mespile; DMLBS: 1901a neflum ]
nephe,  nephele;  nifle  

There may be an etymological link between this entry and nifel.


( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  de peresil, de ache, de nifle et de bru et de sparage  333
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Gobaire: nefles  406.554
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  In virulto magistri Johannis cerasus fert cerasa, pirus pira, pomus poma, prunus pruna, coctanus coctana, mespilus mespila (gloss: (D*) nefles)  i 202.77 and ii 143.77
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