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nectarine

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nectarine \Nec"tar*ine\ (n[e^]k"t[~e]r*[i^]n), adjective Nectareous. [R.] --Milton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nectarine \Nec'tar*ine"\ (n[e^]k't[~e]r*[=e]n"), noun [Cf. F. nectarine. See {Nectar}.] (Bot.) A smooth-skinned variety of peach.

{Spanish nectarine}, the plumlike fruit of the West Indian tree {Chrysobalanus Icaco}; -- also called {cocoa plum}. It is made into a sweet conserve which is largely exported from Cuba.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

nectarine

noun

1: variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh [syn: {nectarine}, {nectarine tree}, {Prunus persica nectarina}]

2: a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin


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