plumlike
adjective see plum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plumlike — adjective Resembling a plum or some aspect of one. Syn: plummy …   Wiktionary

  • plumlike — adj. resembling a plum, like a plum (type of fruit) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plumlike — adjective resembling a plum fruit • Similar to: ↑rounded * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a plum, especially a plum fruit …   Useful english dictionary

  • loquat — /loh kwot, kwat/, n. 1. a small evergreen tree, Eriobotrya japonica, native to China and Japan, cultivated as an ornamental and for its yellow, plumlike fruit. 2. the fruit itself. Also called Japanese plum. [1810 20; < dial. Chin (Guangdong)… …   Universalium

  • plum — plum1 plumlike, adj. /plum/, n., adj., plummer, plummest. n. 1. the drupaceous fruit of any of several trees belonging to the genus Prunus, of the rose family, having an oblong stone. 2. the tree itself. 3. any of various other trees bearing a… …   Universalium

  • carissa — noun a shrub of the genus Carissa having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple black fruits • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑hedge thorn, ↑natal plum, ↑Carissa bispinosa, ↑amatungulu, ↑Carissa macrocarpa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • carissa — n. a shrub of the genus {Carissa} having fragrant white flowers and plumlike red to purple black fruits. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerbera venenata — Ordeal Or de*al ([^o]r d[ e]*al), n. [AS. ord[=a]l, ord[=ae]l, a judgment; akin to D. oordeel, G. urteil, urtheil; orig., what is dealt out, the prefix or being akin to [=a] compounded with verbs, G. er , ur , Goth. us , orig. meaning, out. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysobalanus icaco — icaco icaco n. 1. A small tropical American tree ({Chrysobalanus icaco}) bearing edible plumlike fruit. Syn: coco plum, coco plum tree, cocoa plum, {Chrysobalanus icaco}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A plum shaped whitish to almost black fruit used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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