greengage plum


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Noun1.greengage plum - sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
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The v a r i e t y, c all e d sbergia in Italian, has an unusual skin and resembles an oversized greengage plum.
[...] I would disappear down into the basement and the cherry bowl would now be a greengage plum bowl, and then a nectarine bowl, and then a peach bowl, until, I have to admit it, I cracked my frail bowel, and would have to spend the following night, sadly, on the wagon.