Beach-plum

beach plum

noun
1.
a shrub, Prunus maritima, of the rose family, of the seashores of northeastern North America, having sharply toothed leaves and white flowers.
2.
the purple or blackish edible fruit of this shrub.

Origin:
1775–85, Americanism

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beach plum
 
n
1.  a rosaceous shrub, Prunus maritima, of coastal regions of E North America
2.  its edible plumlike fruit

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