Definition of greengage
: any of several rather small rounded greenish or greenish-yellow cultivated plums
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But there are a number of great plums out there, from the unassuming but sweet and flavorful Greengage, to dark, oblong Italian prune plums, which make perfect baking fruit.
The heady and imaginative flavors currently on her slate are blackberry and bay leaves, raspberry and hibiscus flower and greengage and fennel pollen.
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Origin and Etymology of greengage
green + Sir William Gage †1820 English botanist
First Known Use: 1718See Words from the same year
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