- a variety or mutation of peach having a smooth, downless skin.
Origin of nectarine
Examples from the Web for nectarine
Historical Examples of nectarine
Where peach and nectarine trees are managed with this paint, they are very rarely either hide-bound or attacked by insects.
One of the peaches was almost as smooth on one side as a nectarine.
These dishes are all gold, and I'm eating birds of paradise with nectarine sauce.Marjorie's Busy Days
When the nectarine yields a peach, the character is restored.
The nectarine is one of the most interesting phenomena in horticulture.
- a variety of peach tree, Prunus persica nectarina
- the fruit of this tree, which has a smooth skin