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Chinese jujube

noun

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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