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plumcot

(ˈplʌmˌkɒt)
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(Plants) a hybrid between an apricot and a plum
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Noun1.plumcot - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniacaplumcot - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
plumcot - hybrid between plum and apricot
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.plumcot - hybrid between plum and apricot
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
plumcot, plumcot tree - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
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Pluots, relative newcomers to the spectacular lineup of summer fruits, are among the most tantalizing, yet difficult to identify--because each of the many plum-apricot hybrids, from pluots and plumcots to apriums and apriplums, include dozens of varieties that are both similar and unique.
Countries like Chile are also capturing attention and market share with flavorful cross-hybrids such as plumcots, which he describes as 60 percent plum and 40 percent apricot.
Plumcots, a cross between a plum and an apricot, have been recorded for centuries as a natural occurrence, but it was famous pomologist Luther Burbank who first hybridized them and gave them their strange-sounding name.
As a matter of fact, apricots and plums can hybridize with each other and produce fruit that are variously called pluots, plumcots, or apriums.
Plumcots are a hybrid cross between a plum and an apricot.