Definitions for jujubeˈdʒu dʒub; for 1 also ˈdʒu dʒuˌbi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ju•jubeˈdʒu dʒub; for 1 also ˈdʒu dʒuˌbi(n.)

  1. a small, chewy fruit-flavored candy or lozenge.

    Category: Cooking

  2. Category: Plants

    Ref: Chinese date.

Origin of jujube:

1350–1400; ME < ML jujuba, Rom alter. of < L zīziphum < Gk zízyphon jujube tree

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jujube, jujube bush, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn, Ziziphus jujuba(noun)

    spiny tree having dark red edible fruits

  2. jujube, Chinese date, Chinese jujube(noun)

    dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees

  3. jujube(noun)

    chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat)

Wiktionary

  1. jujube(Noun)

    The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees.

  2. jujube(Noun)

    a fruit-bearing tree, Ziziphus zizyphus

  3. jujube(Noun)

    The fruit of this tree, also known as Chinese date and fructus jujubae

  4. jujube(Noun)

    A type of candy; specific type varies by country.

  5. Origin: From ζίζυφον.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jujube(noun)

    the sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees, of the genus Zizyphus, especially the Z. jujuba, Z. vulgaris, Z. mucronata, and Z. Lotus. The last named is thought to have furnished the lotus of the ancient Libyan Lotophagi, or lotus eaters

Freebase

  1. Jujube

    Ziziphus jujuba, commonly called jujube, red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date is a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family, used primarily as a shade tree that also bears fruit.

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