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1. A deciduous ornamental Eurasian shrub or small tree (Prunus cerasifera) in the rose family, having white flowers and small red to yellow edible fruits.
2. The fruit of this shrub or tree. In both senses also called myrobalan, myrobalan plum.
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(Plants) a small widely planted Asian rosaceous tree, Prunus cerasifera, with white flowers and red or yellow cherry-like fruit. Also called: myrobalan
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1. a small plum tree, Prunuscerasifera, bearing edible yellow or reddish fruit.
2. Also called myrobalan.
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