Definition of hog plum
1 : a tree of the genus Spondias; especially : a tropical American tree (S. mombin) sometimes cultivated for its edible yellow fruits which resemble plums
2 : poison-wood
3 : the Chickasaw plum or other wild plum of the southern U.S.
4 : false sandalwood 1
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