Translation of sloe in Spanish:

sloe

endrina, n.

Pronunciation /sləʊ//sloʊ/

noun

  • 1

    (fruit)
    endrina feminine
    • Good for the birds, and the sloes good for gin, after a frost.
    • Here is the recipe I brought home: put half a kilo of sloes in a bottle, add half a kilo of sugar and top up with gin.
    • Add the pickled sloes to the cooking juices and warm through.
    • We then realised that we had all the sloe fruit left from the gin-making process so decided to go in for chocolate making.
    • With aromas of berry fruit, it is a richly textured, pot-pourri of cassis, sloes, eucalyptus and smoky oak.
    • Wild fruit jellies, such as elderberry, rowanberry, sloe or crab apple, also make a great accompaniment.
    • Felt very country-girl, particularly when we stumbled across some sloes and decided to pick them too to make sloe gin.
    • Crab apples were used as were sloes, rose hips and rowan berries.
    • The bushes ended up covered with sloes; we picked them, of course, bringing back memories of a Christmas tipple we made long ago: sloe gin.
    • Last year the business sold 12,000 bottles of sloe gin and 20,000 boxes of sloe liqueur chocolates.
    • Sloe gin is flavored with sloe berries instead of juniper, the flavoring in regular gin.
    • Hedgerows are dripping with fat juicy sloes, the like of which you'll never find in chillier Scotland.
    • Boil up the fruit, adding one part of tart apples to two of sloes.
    • Unfortunately a field of sunflowers were over, but we had the fruits of autumn, sloe, elderberry and powerfully scented crab apple.
    • They are called sloes and inside is a fertile seed protected inside a hard stone.
    • Fruit stones, apple pips - there were a lot of sloe stones, a fruit which would be very bitter to us.
    • However, there appear to be lots of hips on the dog-rose, haws on the whitethorn and sloes on the blackthorn.
    • Made with sloes that the du Toits picked I drank their health as they embark on new adventures.
    • The hedgerows are rich with fruit, elderberries, blackberries, sloes, hips and damsons.
    • Many fruits were eaten and seeds from excavations tell us that they also had small apples (crab apples) plums, cherries and sloes.
  • 2

    (bush)
    endrino masculine
    • It connected us with a fruity hedge with brambles, rosehips, sloes, and a hundred yards of elders weighed down with berries.
    • I finished down an arched spine of a ridge, village in view, and sloe tree scrub and birch, menacing fly agaric funghi, and a flashing flock of goldcrests.
    • Here the hedges are best, not trimmed in brutal tidiness but rampant with hip-laden roses and garlanded by vivid bryony berries; and sprouting pithy wands of elder, strong grey spears of ash and angular spikes of black berried sloes.
    • Along the way you pass little old quarries, thickets and deep sloe hedges, and you might just catch the sound of gunfire.
    • The leaves of tea are mingled with sloe leaves and other abominations.
    • The hedges were as yet uncut and were fizzing with little birds, notably bright yellowhammers, and sloes dressed with a dark bloom hung enormous like grapes.
    • And there are some hedges left, and the one we followed for the first mile had a good mix of native species, thorn, elder, holly, hazel, wild rose, gooseberry, sloe and horse chestnut.
    • And by late September, despite Dan's very rudimentary knowledge of tree taxonomy, he could clearly distinguish elders, hazels and sloes not to mention mountain ash and wild plums.
    • However there is a sharp, short, climb for starters and woods with dusky sloes.
    • Other members of the genus include the apricot, peach, sloe, and cherry.