What does jujube mean?

Definitions for jujubeˈdʒu dʒub; for 1 also ˈdʒu dʒuˌbi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jujube.

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)


  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

  2. Origin: [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi`zyfon, Per. zzfn, zizafn, zayzafn.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jujube

    jōō′jōōb, n. a genus of spiny shrubs or small trees, the fruit of which is dried as a sweetmeat: a lozenge made of sugar and gum. [Fr.,—L. zizyphum—Gr. zizyphon—Pers. zīzfun, the jujube-tree.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jujube in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jujube in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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