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Chinese date

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  1. an Old World tree, Ziziphus jujuba, thriving in hot, dry regions.
  2. the edible, plumlike fruit of this tree.
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Origin of Chinese date

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Also called Chinese jujube, jujube.
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