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1. jujube

noun. ['ˈdʒuːˌdʒuːb'] dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees.

Synonyms

  • Christ's-thorn
  • Chinese jujube
  • Chinese date
  • drupe
  • Jerusalem thorn
  • jujube bush
  • Ziziphus jujuba
  • edible fruit

Etymology

  • ζίζυφον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. jujube

noun. ['ˈdʒuːˌdʒuːb'] spiny tree having dark red edible fruits.

Synonyms

  • Ziziphus
  • Chinese date
  • Chinese jujube
  • shrub
  • Jerusalem thorn
  • jujube bush
  • bush
  • genus Ziziphus
  • Ziziphus jujuba

Etymology

  • ζίζυφον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. jujube

noun. ['ˈdʒuːˌdʒuːb'] chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat).

Antonyms

  • superior

Etymology

  • ζίζυφον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with jujube


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pare the flesh off the jujube fruit until you get to the seed.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Conditions jujube fruit is used for medicinally include indigestion, fever, cuts and constipation.

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