Zizyphus vulgaris


Zizyphus vulgaris
Jujube Ju"jube (j[=u]"j[-u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi`zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] 1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus {Zizyphus}, especially the {Zizyphus jujuba}, {Zizyphus vulgaris}, {Zizyphus mucronata}, and {Zizyphus Lotus}. The last named is thought to have furnished the lotus of the ancient Libyan Lotophagi, or lotus eaters. [1913 Webster]

2. A chewy gelatinous lozenge made of or in imitation of, or flavored with, the jujube fruit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Jujube paste}, the dried or inspissated jelly of the jujube; also, a confection made of gum arabic sweetened. [1913 Webster]


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  • Zizyphus vulgaris — Christ s thorn Christ s thorn , n. (Bot.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine, especially the {Paliurus aculeatus}, {Zizyphus Spina Christi}, and {Zizyphus vulgaris}. The last bears the fruit called {jujube}, and may be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zizyphus jujuba — Jujube Ju jube (j[=u] j[ u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] 1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus {Zizyphus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zizyphus Lotus — Jujube Ju jube (j[=u] j[ u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] 1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus {Zizyphus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zizyphus mucronata — Jujube Ju jube (j[=u] j[ u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] 1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus {Zizyphus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zizyphus Spina-Christi — Christ s thorn Christ s thorn , n. (Bot.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine, especially the {Paliurus aculeatus}, {Zizyphus Spina Christi}, and {Zizyphus vulgaris}. The last bears the fruit called {jujube}, and may be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zizyphus — (Z. Willd., Judendorn), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Rhamneae Franguleae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L., mit flachem, fünfspaltigem, abfälligem, rundherum abspringendem Kelche, mit bleibender, der Frucht anhängender Basis; Blumenblätter u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Zizyphus — Zizўphus Juss., Pflanzengattg. der Rhamnazeen, trop. und subtrop. Sträucher und Bäume. Z. vulgāris Lamk. (Judendorn), in Nordafrika, Südeuropa, mit eßbaren, süßen Früchten (ind., franz. oder ital. Brustbeeren, Jujuben, welche Hagebutten); Z.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ziziphus zizyphus —   Azufaifo Ziziphus zizyphus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rhamnus zizyphus — paprastasis zizifas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Ziziphus jujuba), paplitęs Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rhamnus zizyphus; Ziziphus jujuba; Ziziphus jujuba var. spinosa; Ziziphus sativa;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Ziziphus zizyphus — paprastasis zizifas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šunobelinių šeimos vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Ziziphus jujuba), paplitęs Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Rhamnus zizyphus; Ziziphus jujuba; Ziziphus jujuba var. spinosa; Ziziphus sativa;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)


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