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nectarine

noun nec·tar·ine \ˌnek-tə-ˈrēn\

: a sweet fruit that is like a peach but that has smooth skin

Full Definition of NECTARINE

:  a peach with a smooth-skinned fruit that is a frequent somatic mutation of the normal peach; also :  its fruit

Origin of NECTARINE

obsolete nectarine, adjective, like nectar
First Known Use: 1611

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