a small tree, Prunus salicina, native to China, bearing edible yellowish fruit.
a related shrub, P. japonica, native to China and Korea, having pink flowers and edible red fruit.
the fruit of either of these.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of Japanese plum
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby Japanese plum
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