cherry plum


noun
  1. a small tree, Prunus cerasifera, bearing edible yellow or reddish fruit.

  2. the fruit of this tree.

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How to use cherry plum in a sentence

  • Hedges of damsons or the myrobalan (the cherry plum) serve as shelters from the wind and grow rapidly.

  • This cherry plum blooms early, and its flower is often cut off; otherwise its fruit (ripe in August) is useful for tarts.

British Dictionary definitions for cherry plum

cherry plum

noun
  1. a small widely planted Asian rosaceous tree, Prunus cerasifera, with white flowers and red or yellow cherry-like fruit: Also called: myrobalan

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