alubukhara

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Persianآلوی بخارا(âlû'i buxârâ).

Noun[edit]

alubukhara (plural alubukharas)

  1. A cultivar of plum found in Turkestan, Iran and the South Caucasus, commonly eaten as a prune (dried plum).

Usage notes[edit]

It is uncertain whether the cultivars called "alubukhara" are the same everywhere. It is possible the name was indiscriminately applied to different plums of high quality.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Vermišyan, A. M.; Dilanyan, H. X.; Sanaġyan, M. B. (1958) Hayastani ptuġnerə [The Fruits of Armenia], volume I, korizavorner, teġakan sorter [Stone fruits, local varieties], Yerevan: HayPetHrat, pages 147–148