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Of or relating to a fruit, especially a peach, having flesh that adheres closely to the stone.
A clingstone fruit, especially a peach.
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a. a fruit, such as certain peaches, in which the flesh tends to adhere to the stone
b. (as modifier): a clingstone peach.Compare freestone2
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a peach or other fruit having a pit that clings to the pulp.
2. the pit itself.
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