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American Spanish, from Spanish, plum, from Latin cereola (pruna) wax-colored plums, from cereolus wax-colored, from cereus waxen, from cera wax
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“Ciruela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ciruela. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.
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