Definition of prunelle in US English:

prunelle

noun

  • A French sloe brandy.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily Gleaner. Apparently from French prunelle sloe liqueur (although this is first attested slightly later, but compare quot. 1897; compare earlier prunelet, vin de prunelle, jus de prunelle), specifically use of prunelle sloe.