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Apricot vs. Plum

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Apricotnoun

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.

Plumnoun

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

Apricotnoun

The apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca

Plumnoun

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

Apricotnoun

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

Plumnoun

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

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Apricotnoun

A dog with an orange-coloured coat.

Plumnoun

A desirable thing.

Apricotnoun

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

Plumnoun

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

Apricotnoun

A testicle.

Plumnoun

(dated) 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.’;

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Apricotadjective

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

Plumnoun

A raisin, when used in a pudding or cake.

Apricotnoun

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.

Plumnoun

(pejorative) A fool, idiot.

Apricotnoun

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

Plumnoun

A testicle.

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Apricotnoun

downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach

Plumnoun

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

Apricotnoun

a shade of pink tinged with yellow

Plumnoun

Prunus sect. Prunus

Apricot

An apricot (US: (listen), UK: (listen)) is a fruit, or the tree that bears the fruit, of several species in the genus Prunus (stone fruits). Usually, an apricot is from the species P. armeniaca, but the fruits of the other species in Prunus sect.

Plumnoun

Prunus sect. Prunocerasus North American plums

Plumnoun

Prunus sect. Armeniaca (better known as apricots)

Plumnoun

The stone-fruit trees which bear these fruits.

Plumnoun

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

Plumnoun

The trees and shrubs bearing those fruits

Plumadjective

(comparable) Of a dark bluish-red colour.

Plumadjective

(not comparable) Choice; especially lavish or preferred.

‘She landed a plum position as an executive for the firm.’;

Plumadjective

Plumb

Plumadverb

Completely; utterly.

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

Plumverb

(mining) To plumb.

Plumnoun

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

‘The bullace, the damson, and the numerous varieties of plum, of our gardens, although growing into thornless trees, are believed to be varieties of the blackthorn, produced by long cultivation.’;

Plumnoun

A grape dried in the sun; a raisin.

Plumnoun

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

Plumnoun

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

Plumnoun

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

Plumnoun

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

Plumnoun

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

Plumadverb

exactly;

‘fell plumb in the middle of the puddle’;

Plumadverb

completely; used as intensifiers;

‘clean forgot the appointment’; ‘I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out’;

Plum

A plum is a fruit of some species in Prunus subg. Prunus.

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