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Japanese plum

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noun
  1. a small tree, Prunus salicina, native to China, bearing edible yellowish fruit.
  2. a related shrub, P. japonica, native to China and Korea, having pink flowers and edible red fruit.
  3. the fruit of either of these.
  4. loquat.

Origin of Japanese plum

First recorded in 1900–05
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