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Wild plum   /waɪld pləm/   Listen
Wild plum

noun
1.
An uncultivated plum tree or shrub.  Synonym: wild plum tree.
2.
Fruit of the wild plum of southern United States.  Synonym: hog plum.






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"Wild plum" Quotes from Famous Books



... the East chew the fruit of Elate sylvestris, (which is something like a wild plum), in the same manner as the areca nut, with the leaf of the ...
— The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom • P. L. Simmonds

... nearly all stone fruits. Its natural food plant is probably the native wild plum, and the plum continues to be its favorite food, consequently this fruit suffers most from the attacks of the insect. In years of short crops very little fruit remains on the tree to ripen. But peaches, apricots and cherries also suffer heavily, ...
— Checking the Waste - A Study in Conservation • Mary Huston Gregory



Words linked to "Wild plum" :   plum tree, edible fruit, hog plum bush, Prunus ilicifolia, Prunus americana, holly-leaved cherry, goose plum, Allegheny plum, evergreen cherry, American red plum, beach plum bush, holly-leaf cherry, hog plum, Alleghany plum, Prunus maritima, plum, August plum, Prunus angustifolia, islay, beach plum, Prunus alleghaniensis, chickasaw plum, sloe



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