plum pocket

noun

Definition of plum pocket

  1. 1 :  a disease of plums caused by either of two fungi (Taphrina pruni and T. communis) and characterized by abortion of the stone leaving a cavity within the swollen distorted fruit —usually used in plural

  2. 2 :  a fruit affected with plum pockets —called also bladder plum

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