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sugarplum

[shoo g-er-pluhm] /ˈʃʊg ərˌplʌm/
noun
1.
a small sweetmeat made of sugar with various flavoring and coloring ingredients; a bonbon.
Origin of sugarplum
1600-1610
1600-10; sugar + plum1
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sugarplum

/ˈʃʊɡəˌplʌm/
noun
1.
a crystallized plum
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Word Origin and History for sugar-plum
n.

c.1600; see sugar (n.) + plum (n.). As a type of small round candy, from 1660s.

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