the downy, yellow, sometimes rosy fruit, somewhat resembling a small peach, of the tree Prunus armeniaca.
the tree itself.
a pinkish yellow or yellowish pink.
Also called wild apricot. Chiefly South Midland U.S. the maypop vine and its fruit; passionfruit.
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How to use apricot in a sentence
The vast majority of apricots grown domestically are from California, and these yellow fruits have a velvety skin that isn’t quite smooth, but isn’t as fuzzy as that of a peach.A guide to stone fruit: How to choose, ripen, store and cook with it | Aaron Hutcherson | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
This wine, named for the year the company was founded, is bright and light in body, with orchard flavors of apricots and peaches.Sip this $13 prosecco to turn an ordinary day into a celebration | Dave McIntyre | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Wellfleet oysters and a Goombay Smash, made with apricot brandy, two rums, some fruit juice, and more rum on top.
GREAT VALUEGood, straightforward chardonnay, bursting with orchard flavors of peach and apricot and with a soft texture that suggests it spent time in older barrels.These 3 delicious wines are kosher for Passover and start at $12 | Dave McIntyre | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
In the glass you get honey marzipan coating zested blood orange, like eating the apricot and the pit all in one bite, with an enormously long, starchy breadiness.
When cool, remove from tin and brush cake with the apricot jelly.
A pluot is a hybrid of plum and apricot, dominated by plummy characteristics and lighter on the apricot.
The pluot, for instance, is legally different from another apricot-plum hybrid, the “Dinosaur Egg,” sold on the market today.
Pour half of the syrupy liquid over the pandoro and apricot base.
The prune trees took up the glad news and whispered it to the apricot trees, "It is a boy."A California Girl | Edward Eldridge
"He is now a little man, with a loose skin the colour of a finely-lacquered apricot," replied the woman.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah
Adelaide washed and wiped each apricot thoroughly, cut it in halves and removed the stone.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl | Amy Waterman
Cut bread into thin slices, butter one slice, and spread the other of each pair of slices with the apricot filling.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Soak and stew dried apricots and force these through a sieve to make apricot purée.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for apricot
a rosaceous tree, Prunus armeniaca, native to Africa and W Asia, but widely cultivated for its edible fruit
the downy yellow juicy edible fruit of this tree, which resembles a small peach
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