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Language: Old English
Origin: plume, from Latin prunum; PRUNE2

plum

1 noun
     
plum
Related topics: Colours, Food Dish, Plants
plum1
1 [countable]DFFHBP a small round juicy fruit which is dark red, purple, or yellow and has a single hard seed, or the tree that produces this fruit:
juicy ripe plums
2 [uncountable]CC a dark purple-red colour
3 [countable] informal something very good that other people wish they had, such as a good job or a part in a play:
The first job I had was a real plum.

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