hog plum


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.

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First Known Use of hog plum

1697, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hog plum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20plum. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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