American plum

noun

: any of various cultivated plums derived chiefly from native American plums (as from Prunus americana) compare european plum

Word History

First Known Use

1754, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of American plum was in 1754

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“American plum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20plum. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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