Jujube paste
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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

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