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nectarine

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nectarinenec‧ta‧rine /ˈnektəriːn $ ˌnektəˈriːn/ noun [countable]  nectarine.jpg HBPDFFa type of fruit like a peach that has a smooth skin, or the tree that produces this fruit
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nectarinePeaches, apricots, plums and nectarines nestle amid thousands of acres of vine, originally planted for table grapes and wine.He left nectarines half eaten; boxes of raspberries went bad.Positive results prompted further trials and asparagus, green peppers, melons, onions, nectarines and pears were also grown.Those friends in Skye grow figs, grapes, peaches, nectarines and sweet cherries.Plums, peaches, nectarines St Julian A Fairly vigorous, best for large gardens or poor soils.These included some of the plums, nectarines and apricots successfully coaxed by Miller to produce early fruit at Chelsea.Place the nectarines, cut-side down, under a medium grill for a few minutes.Mix the muesli with sugar, then spoon on to the nectarines and replace under the heat for a further 3 minutes.
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