Spanish nectarine
Nectarine Nec`tar*ine" (n[e^]k`t[~e]r*[=e]n"), n. [Cf. F. nectarine. See {Nectar}.] (Bot.) A smooth-skinned variety of peach. [1913 Webster]

{Spanish nectarine}, the plumlike fruit of the West Indian tree {Chrysobalanus Icaco}; -- also called {cocoa plum}. It is made into a sweet conserve which is largely exported from Cuba. [1913 Webster]


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  • Nectarine — Nec tar*ine (n[e^]k t[ e]r*[=e]n ), n. [Cf. F. nectarine. See {Nectar}.] (Bot.) A smooth skinned variety of peach. [1913 Webster] {Spanish nectarine}, the plumlike fruit of the West Indian tree {Chrysobalanus Icaco}; also called {cocoa plum}. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysobalanus Icaco — Nectarine Nec tar*ine (n[e^]k t[ e]r*[=e]n ), n. [Cf. F. nectarine. See {Nectar}.] (Bot.) A smooth skinned variety of peach. [1913 Webster] {Spanish nectarine}, the plumlike fruit of the West Indian tree {Chrysobalanus Icaco}; also called {cocoa… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cocoa plum — Nectarine Nec tar*ine (n[e^]k t[ e]r*[=e]n ), n. [Cf. F. nectarine. See {Nectar}.] (Bot.) A smooth skinned variety of peach. [1913 Webster] {Spanish nectarine}, the plumlike fruit of the West Indian tree {Chrysobalanus Icaco}; also called {cocoa… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Australian plum — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beach plum — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blood plum — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bullace plum — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cargillia arborea — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cargillia australis — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chickasaw plum — Plum Plum, n. [AS. pl[=u]me, fr. L. prunum; akin to Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Prune} a dried plum.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The edible drupaceous fruit of the {Prunus domestica}, and of several other species of {Prunus}; also, the tree itself, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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