Definitions for japanese plum

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word japanese plum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Japanese plum, Prunus salicina(noun)

    small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor

  2. loquat, loquat tree, Japanese medlar, Japanese plum, Eriobotrya japonica(noun)

    evergreen tree of warm regions having fuzzy yellow olive-sized fruit with a large free stone; native to China and Japan

  3. loquat, Japanese plum(noun)

    yellow olive-sized semitropical fruit with a large free stone and relatively little flesh; used for jellies

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis Marion:

    Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit.


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