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a. A thorny deciduous small tree or shrub (Ziziphus jujuba) native to Asia, widely cultivated for its edible fruit.
b. The small sweet greenish to red fruit of this tree. Also called Chinese date.
2. Any of various other trees or shrubs of the genus Ziziphus bearing edible fruit.
3. (also jo͞o′jo͝o-bē′) A fruit-flavored candy or lozenge.

[Middle English, jujube fruit, from Old French, from Medieval Latin jujuba, from Latin zizyphum, from Greek zizuphon.]
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1. (Plants) any of several Old World spiny rhamnaceous trees of the genus Ziziphus, esp Z. jujuba, that have small yellowish flowers and dark red edible fruits. See also Christ's-thorn
2. (Plants) the fruit of any of these trees
3. (Cookery) a chewy sweet made of flavoured gelatine and sometimes medicated to soothe sore throats
Also called (for senses 1, 2): Chinese date
[C14: from Medieval Latin jujuba, modification of Latin zīzyphum, from Greek zizuphon]
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(ˈdʒu dʒub; for 1 also ˈdʒu dʒuˌbi)

1. a small, chewy fruit-flavored candy or lozenge.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin jujuba, Romance alter. of < Latin zīziphum < Greek zízyphon jujube tree]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jujube - spiny tree having dark red edible fruitsjujube - spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
Chinese date, Chinese jujube, jujube - dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
genus Ziziphus, Ziziphus - spiny chiefly tropical American and Asiatic shrubs: jujubes
2.jujube - dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
jujube, jujube bush, Ziziphus jujuba, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn - spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
3.jujube - chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat)
gumdrop - a jellied candy coated with sugar crystals
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[ˈdʒuːdʒuːb] Npastilla f
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n (Bot) → Jujube f; (= berry also)Brustbeere f
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"We are delighted to be forging this important partnership and friendship with such a great City as Noshiro and its wonderful people," said Jordan Ambassador to Japan, Lina Annab. She added: "Having Noshiro as Jordan's "Host Town" is a great step in our efforts to plan for Jordan-related events and activities to be held in Japan before, during and after Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games." The 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games are due to take place in Tokyo on July 24 till August 9 and August 25- till September 6 respectively.
Sepatooriistadega matuseid ei ole senini eraldi uuritud, mida annab seletada nende matuste vahese arvuga: vanemast rauaajast pole neid teada mitte uhtki ja varakeskajast on neid vaid seitse.
Witnesses confirmed that another Palestinian from the refugee camp was detained as he attempted to pass Annab military checkpoint, east of Tulkarem.
Another protest was staged in the second most important city of Oran, and in the northern towns of Annab and Akbou.
Amman, Nov.4(BNA): King Abdulla II ibn Al-Hussein issued an order approving the the resignation of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lina Anab and the Lina Annab and Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Azmi Mahmoud Mahafaza.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lina Annab said: "This new partnership with easyJet is very exciting.
The Minister of Tourism Lina Annab and Minister of Education Azmi Mahafzah submitted their resignation to Prime Minister Omar Al-Razzaz after several members of parliament called for their dismissal earlier this week.
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Since then, the group has attracted recruits from at least four other AQIM splinter groups, and has launched attacks in Jijel, Constantine, Tiaret, the outskirts of Algiers, Skikda, and Annab, with the latest attack occurring in August 2017.
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