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1. A variety of peach tree having small aromatic fruit with smooth reddish skin.
2. The soft juicy fruit of this tree.
[From obsolete nectarine, sweet as nectar, from nectar.]
1. (Plants) a variety of peach tree, Prunus persica nectarina
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this tree, which has a smooth skin
[C17: apparently from nectar]
nec•tar•ine(ˌnɛk təˈrin, ˈnɛk təˌrin)
a variety of peach having a smooth, downless skin.
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|Noun||1.||nectarine - variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh|
nectarine - a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin
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.||nectarine - a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin|
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
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