beach plum


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beach plum

n.
A shrub (Prunus maritima) in the rose family, found along the Atlantic coast from New Brunswick to Maryland and having white flowers and edible fruits used in jams and jellies.
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beach plum

n
1. (Plants) a rosaceous shrub, Prunus maritima, of coastal regions of E North America
2. (Plants) its edible plumlike fruit
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beach′ plum`


n.
a small plum tree, Prunus maritima, that grows on seashores of NE North America.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beach plum - seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruitbeach plum - seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit
beach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
wild plum, wild plum tree - an uncultivated plum tree or shrub
2.beach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and piesbeach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
beach plum, beach plum bush, Prunus maritima - seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit
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