native plum

noun

Definition of native plum

1 : any of several Australian trees that are felt to resemble the plums: such as
b : a Tasmanian tree (Cenarrhenes nitida) of the family Proteaceae
c : a plant of the genus Owenia
2 : the fruit of a native plum

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“Native plum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/native%20plum. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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