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1. an Old World tree, Ziziphus jujuba, of the buckthorn family, that thrives in hot, dry regions.
2. the edible plumlike fruit of this tree.Also called jujube.
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|Noun||1.||Chinese date - 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