plum tree

noun

Definition of plum tree

  1. 1 :  plum 1a

  2. 2 slang :  a source of advantage (as political favors or appointments) never one to hesitate before shaking the plum tree for himself or his intimates

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Origin and Etymology of plum tree

Middle English plumtre, from Old English plūmtrēow, from plūme plum + trēow tree


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