a small candy or lozenge of gum arabic, gelatin, or the like and fruit flavoring.
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How to use jujube in a sentence
Interestingly, the New Kingdom tomb of Tutankhamun also revealed dates, dum-palm fruits, pomegranates, juniper berries, jujube fruits, and almonds.
Bed down in an orchard of jujube and coconut trees at this quaint family farm that’s perfect for tenters and RVers alike.
In Algeria the jujube is only cultivated or half-wild.953 So also in Spain.Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle
They went to Falaise for a jujube, and, even under the apothecary's own eyes, they submitted his paste to the test of water.Bouvard and Pcuchet | Gustave Flaubert
They entered through the hedge of jujube-trees, beating down the branches with blows of the dagger.Salammbo | Gustave Flaubert
British Dictionary definitions for jujube
any of several Old World spiny rhamnaceous trees of the genus Ziziphus, esp Z. jujuba, that have small yellowish flowers and dark red edible fruits: See also Christ's-thorn
the fruit of any of these trees
a chewy sweet made of flavoured gelatine and sometimes medicated to soothe sore throats
- Also called (for senses 1, 2): Chinese date
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