natal plum
amatungulu amatungulu n. 1. a very large closely branched South African shrub ({Carissa grandiflora}) of the dogbane family having forked bright green spines, white flowers, shiny leaves, and red berries. Also called {natal plum}.

Syn: natal plum, Carissa macrocarpa. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. the fruit of the amatungulu[1]. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Natal plum — Na*tal plum 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster] 2. the shrub bearing the {natal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • natal plum — noun 1. very large closely branched South African shrub having forked bright green spines and shiny leaves • Syn: ↑amatungulu, ↑Carissa macrocarpa, ↑Carissa grandiflora • Hypernyms: ↑carissa • Part Meronyms: ↑carissa plum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Natal-plum — stambiavaisė karisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaisinis augalas (Carissa macrocarpa), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Arduina grandiflora; Arduina macrocarpa; Carissa grandiflora; Carissa… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Natal plum — 1. a southern African bushy shrub, Carissa grandiflora, of the dogbane family, having forked spines, white flowers, and egg shaped, red berries. 2. the fruit of this shrub. Also called amatungula. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Natal plum — noun Any of several South African evergreen shrubs, of the genus Carissa, having white flowers and red berries, often cultivated as hedging …   Wiktionary

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  • carissa plum — noun edible scarlet plumlike fruit of a South African plant • Syn: ↑natal plum • Hypernyms: ↑edible fruit • Part Holonyms: ↑natal plum, ↑amatungulu, ↑Carissa macrocarpa, ↑Car …   Useful english dictionary

  • carandas-plum — slyvinė karisa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Carissa edulis), paplitęs Afrikoje ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Carissa edulis angl. carandas plum; Egyptian carissa isp. ciruela de Natal ryšiai:… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Carissa macrocarpa — Natal Plum Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • amatungulu — Natal plum Na*tal plum 1. (Bot.) The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus {Carissa} (formerly {Arduina}) ({Carissa bispinosa} and {Carissa grandiflora}). It is also called {amatungulu}. [1913 Webster] 2. the shrub bearing the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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