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Chinese date

noun
1.
an Old World tree, Ziziphus jujuba, thriving in hot, dry regions.
2.
the edible, plumlike fruit of this tree.
Also called Chinese jujube, jujube.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
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