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nec·tar·ine

 (nĕk′tə-rēn′)
n.
1. A variety of peach tree having small aromatic fruit with smooth reddish skin.
2. The soft juicy fruit of this tree.

[From obsolete nectarine, sweet as nectar, from nectar.]
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nectarine

(ˈnɛktərɪn)
n
1. (Plants) a variety of peach tree, Prunus persica nectarina
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this tree, which has a smooth skin
[C17: apparently from nectar]
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nec•tar•ine

(ˌnɛk təˈrin, ˈnɛk təˌrin)

n.
a variety of peach having a smooth, downless skin.
[1610–20; see nectar, -ine1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nectarine - variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow fleshnectarine - variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
nectarine - a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.nectarine - a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
nectarine, nectarine tree, Prunus persica nectarina - variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
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Translations
nectarina
nektarinka
nektarin
nektariini
nektarina
sc=Jpanネクタリン
승도복숭아
nektarynanektarynka
nektarin
ผลไม้สีเหลืองแดงคล้ายลูกพีช
quả xuân đào

nectarine

[ˈnektəriːn] Nnectarina f
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nectarine

[ˈnɛktəriːn] nnectarine f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

nectarine

n (= fruit)Nektarine f; (= tree)Nektarine (→ nbaum m) f
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nectarine

[ˈnɛktərɪn] nnocepesca
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

nectarine

نَوعٌ مِنَ الْـخُوخِ nektarinka nektarin Nektarine νεκταρίνι nectarina nektariini nectarine nektarina pescanoce ネクタリン 승도복숭아 nectarine nektarin nektarynka nectarina нектарин nektarin ผลไม้สีเหลืองแดงคล้ายลูกพีช nektarin quả xuân đào 油桃
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References in classic literature ?
Last year I had four apricots -- they stole one, I had one nectarine, only one -- well, sir, they ate half of it on the wall; a splendid nectarine -- I never ate a better."
"Do this, and you will have nectarines and all the rest." The shot told; red with fever, while the large drops fell from his brow, the man executed, one after the other, the three signs given by the count, in spite of the frightful contortions of the right-hand correspondent, who, not understanding the change, began to think the gardener had gone mad.
And now Spring beckons me with verdant hand, And Nature's wealth of eloquence doth win Forth to the fragrant-bowered nectarine, Where my dear friends abide, a careless band.
Numerous cottages were surrounded by vines, and by orchards of apple, nectarine, and peach-trees -- their boughs breaking with the weight of the beautiful ripe fruit.
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream; Nor gentle purpose, nor endearing smiles Wanted, nor youthful dalliance as beseems Fair couple, linkt in happie nuptial League, Alone as they.
Moreover, I had a secret conviction that the woman I was now in search of would prefer one who had had some experience at being a man, who would bring her not the green plums of his love, but the cunningly ripened nectarines, a man to whom love was something of an art as well as an inspiration.
There was now employment for the whole party-- for though they could not all talk, they could all eat; and the beautiful pyramids of grapes, nectarines, and peaches soon collected them round the table.
In September come grapes; apples; poppies of all colors; peaches; melocotones; nectarines; cornelians; wardens; quinces.
A broken pane of glass in one of the dirty windows was papered and wafered over, but there was a little plate of hothouse nectarines on the table, and there was another of grapes, and another of sponge-cakes, and there was a bottle of light wine.
* Unsweetened Sparkling Peach Nectarine Green Tea: tantalizing notes of white peach and nectarine plus hints of lemongrass and hibiscus, with no added sugar.
SUMMER NECTARINE and HERB SALAD TIME: ABOUT 4 1/2 HOURS BLACK GARLIC DRESSING 1 1/2 cups peeled black garlic* (6 to 7 heads) 2 1/4 cups each mayonnaise and sour cream 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp.