|1.||to remove (dead or superfluous twigs, branches, etc) from (a tree, shrub, etc), esp by cutting off|
|2.||to remove (anything undesirable or superfluous) from (a book, etc)|
|[C15: from Old French proignier to clip, probably from provigner to prune vines, from provain layer (of a plant), from Latin propāgo a cutting]|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||See dried plum|
see full of beans, def. 2.