jujube

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ju·jube

noun \ˈjü-ˌjüb, especially for 2 ˈjü-j-ˌbē\

Definition of JUJUBE

1
a :  an edible drupaceous fruit of any of several trees (genus Ziziphus) of the buckthorn family; especially :  one of an Asian tree (Z. jujuba)
b :  a tree producing this fruit
2
:  a fruit-flavored gumdrop or lozenge

Origin of JUJUBE

Middle English, from Medieval Latin jujuba, alteration of Latin zizyphum, from Greek zizyphon
First Known Use: 14th century

ju·jube

noun \ˈjü-ˌjüb, especially for 2 ˈjü-j-ˌbē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of JUJUBE

1
a : an edible drupaceous fruit of any of several trees (genus Ziziphus) of the buckthorn family; especially : one of an Asian tree (Z. jujuba) b : a tree producing this fruit
2
: a fruit-flavored gumdrop or lozenge; especially : one that is made from the jujube fruit and has been used as a remedy for various throat conditions

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