jujube

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English[edit]

Fresh jujube berries
Zizyphus jujuba (2)
American jujube candies (6)

Etymology[edit]

From French jujube, via Medieval Latin jujuba, from Ancient Greek ζίζυφον (zízuphon)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒuː.dʒuːb/, /ˈdʒuː.dʒuː.biː/

Noun[edit]

jujube (plural jujubes)

  1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees.
  2. A fruit-bearing tree, Ziziphus jujuba or Ziziphus zizyphus.
    Synonym: Chinese date
  3. The fruit of this tree, fructus jujubae.
    Synonym: Chinese date
  4. A fruit-bearing tree, Ziziphus mauritiana.
    Synonyms: Chinese date, ber, Indian plum, Regi pandu
  5. The fruit of this tree.
    Synonyms: Chinese date, ber, Indian plum, Regi pandu
  6. (Canada, US) A type of candy; specific type varies by country.

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Translations[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “jujube”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒy.ʒyb/
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  • Rhymes: -yb

Noun[edit]

jujube m (plural jujubes)

  1. jujube (fruit)

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

jujube

  1. plural of jujubă