jujube

Definitions


[ˈdʒuːdʒuːb], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the edible berrylike fruit of a Eurasian plant, formerly taken as a cure for coughs.

- the shrub or small tree that produces the jujube fruit, native to the warmer regions of Eurasia.


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Origin:
late Middle English: from French, or from medieval Latin jujuba, based on Greek zizuphos




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