Japanese plum

noun

Definition of Japanese plum

: a small plum tree (Prunus salicina) native to China and cultivated especially in Japan for its large sweet usually yellow to light red fruit also : its fruit

First Known Use of Japanese plum

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Japanese plum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20plum. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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