Japanese plum
noun Date: 1893 a small plum tree (Prunus salicina) native to China and cultivated especially in Japan for its large sweet usually yellow to light red fruit; also its fruit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Japanese plum — ☆ Japanese plum n. a cultivated plum tree (Prunus salicina) with yellow or reddish fruits, native to China …   English World dictionary

  • Japanese plum — noun 1. small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor • Syn: ↑Prunus salicina • Hypernyms: ↑plum, ↑plum tree 2. evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive sized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanese plum — japoninė slyva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaisinis augalas (Prunus salicina), paplitęs rytų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Prunus salicina; Prunus thibetica; Prunus triflora angl. Japanese plum; plum vok. chinesischer… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Japanese plum — There are two trees called Japanese plum *The sour Ume used for umeboshi pickles ( Prunus mume ). *The larger Sumomo. ( Prunus salicina ) *Common name for Loquat ( Eriobotrya japonica ) …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese plum — 1. a small tree, Prunus salicina, native to China, bearing edible yellowish fruit. 2. a related shrub, P. japonica, native to China and Korea, having pink flowers and edible red fruit. 3. the fruit of either of these. 4. loquat. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Japanese plum-yew — japoninis cefalotaksas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cefalotaksinių šeimos dekoratyvinis kultūrinis augalas (Cephalotaxus harringtonia). atitikmenys: lot. Cephalotaxus harringtonia angl. Assam plum yew; Harrington plum yew; Japanese plum… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Japanese plum-yew — japoninio cefalotakso migdolinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cefalotaksinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Cephalotaxus harringtonia var. drupacea), paplitęs Kinijoje, Japonijoje ir Korėjoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cephalotaxus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • plum tree — noun any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone • Syn: ↑plum • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Hyponyms: ↑wild plum, ↑wild plum tree, ↑common plum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanese medlar — noun evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan • Syn: ↑loquat, ↑loquat tree, ↑Japanese plum, ↑Eriobotrya japonica • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • plum-yew — ▪ plant       (Cephalotaxus species), any of about seven species of small coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Cephalotaxus, comprising the plum yew family (Cephalotaxaceae). Native to central and eastern Asia, these plants are used in many… …   Universalium

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