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Apricot vs. Plum

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Main Difference

The main difference between Apricot and Plum is that the Apricot is a cultivated fruit and Plum is a subgenus of plants, use Q12372598 for the fruit

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  • Apricot (noun)

    A round sweet and juicy stone fruit, resembling peach or plum in taste, with a yellow-orange flesh, lightly fuzzy skin and a large seed inside.

  • Apricot (noun)

    The apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca

  • Apricot (noun)

    A pale yellow-orange colour, like that of an apricot fruit.

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  • Apricot (noun)

    A dog with an orange-coloured coat.

  • Apricot (noun)

    the junction of the brain and brain stem on a target, used as an aiming point to ensure a one-shot kill.

  • Apricot (noun)

    A testicle.

  • Apricot (adjective)

    Of a pale yellowish-orange colour, like that of an apricot.

  • Plum (noun)

    The edible, fleshy stone fruit of Prunus domestica, often of a dark red or purple colour.

  • Plum (noun)

    The stone-fruit tree which bears this fruit, Prunus domestica.

  • Plum (noun)

    A dark bluish-red color/colour, the colour of some plums.

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  • Plum (noun)

    A desirable thing.

  • Plum (noun)

    A handsome fortune or property; formerly, in cant language, the sum of £100,000 sterling, or a person possessing it.

  • Plum (noun)

    A good or choice thing of its kind, as among appointments, positions, parts of a book, etc.

    "The mayor rewarded his cronies with cushy plums, requiring little work for handsome pay."

  • Plum (noun)

    A raisin, when used in a pudding or cake.

  • Plum (noun)

    A fool, idiot.

  • Plum (noun)

    A testicle.

  • Plum (noun)

    The edible, fleshy stone fruit of several species sharing Prunus subg. Prunus with Prunus domestica including, among others:

  • Plum (noun)

    Prunus cerasifera, the cherry plum or myrobalan

  • Plum (noun)

    the Chinese plum or Japanese plum

  • Plum (noun)

    Prunus spinosa, the sloe

  • Plum (noun)

    the bear's plum

  • Plum (noun)

    North American plums

  • Plum (noun)

    , the American plum

  • Plum (noun)

    , the Chickasaw plum or sandhill plum

  • Plum (noun)

    , the hortulan plum

  • Plum (noun)

    , the Canadian plum or black plum

  • Plum (noun)

    , the creek plum or hog plum

  • Plum (noun)

    Prunus subcordata, the Klamath plum or Oregon plum

  • Plum (noun)

    (better known as apricots)

  • Plum (noun)

    The stone-fruit trees which bear these fruits.

  • Plum (noun)

    The fruits of many unrelated trees and shrubs with fruit perceived to resemble plums

  • Plum (noun)

    The trees and shrubs bearing those fruits

  • Plum (adjective)

    Of a dark bluish-red colour.

  • Plum (adjective)

    Choice; especially lavish or preferred.

    "She landed a plum position as an executive for the firm."

  • Plum (adjective)

    Plumb

  • Plum (adverb)

    Completely; utterly.

    "You're going to think I'm plum crazy for this, but I want to adopt all seven kittens."

  • Plum (verb)

    To plumb.

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  • Apricot (noun)

    A fruit allied to the plum, of an orange color, oval shape, and delicious taste; also, the tree (Prunus Armeniaca of Linnæus) which bears this fruit. By cultivation it has been introduced throughout the temperate zone.

  • Plum (noun)

    The edible drupaceous fruit of the Prunus domestica, and of several other species of Prunus; also, the tree itself, usually called plum tree.

  • Plum (noun)

    A grape dried in the sun; a raisin.

  • Plum (noun)

    A handsome fortune or property; formerly, in cant language, the sum of £100,000 sterling; also, the person possessing it.

  • Plum (noun)

    Something likened to a plum in desirableness; a good or choice thing of its kind, as among appointments, positions, parts of a book, etc.; as, the mayor rewarded his cronies with cushy plums, requiring little work for handsome pay

  • Plum (noun)

    A color resembling that of a plum; a slightly grayish deep purple, varying somewhat in its red or blue tint.

Webster Dictionary
  • Apricot (noun)

    Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach

  • Apricot (noun)

    downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach

  • Apricot (noun)

    a shade of pink tinged with yellow

  • Plum (noun)

    any of several trees producing edible oval smooth-skinned fruit with a single hard stone

  • Plum (noun)

    any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval smooth-skinned fruit with a single pit

  • Plum (adverb)

    exactly;

    "fell plumb in the middle of the puddle"

  • Plum (adverb)

    completely; used as intensifiers;

    "clean forgot the appointment"

    "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"

Princeton's WordNet

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