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Japanese apricot

n.
1. A tree (Prunus mume) of the rose family, native to Central Asia and widely cultivated for its fragrant pink or white flowers and yellowish-red fleshy fruit.
2. The tart fruit of this plant, often dried, pickled, or used to make wine.
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Noun1.Japanese apricot - Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruitsJapanese apricot - Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits
apricot, apricot tree - Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
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