See also: Jujube

EnglishEdit

 
Fresh jujube berries
 
Zizyphus jujuba (2)
 
American jujube candies (6)

EtymologyEdit

From French jujube, via Medieval Latin jujuba, from Ancient Greek ζίζυφον (zízuphon)[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒuː.dʒuːb/, /ˈdʒuː.dʒuː.biː/

NounEdit

jujube (plural jujubes)

  1. The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several Mediterranean and African species of small trees.
  2. A fruit-bearing tree, Ziziphus jujuba or Ziziphus zizyphus.
    Synonym: Chinese date
  3. The fruit of this tree, fructus jujubae.
    Synonym: Chinese date
  4. A fruit-bearing tree, Ziziphus mauritiana.
    Synonyms: Chinese date, ber, Indian plum, Regi pandu
  5. The fruit of this tree.
    Synonyms: Chinese date, ber, Indian plum, Regi pandu
  6. (Canada, US) A type of candy; specific type varies by country.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “jujube”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʒy.ʒyb/
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  • Rhymes: -yb

NounEdit

jujube m (plural jujubes)

  1. jujube (fruit)

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RomanianEdit

NounEdit

jujube

  1. plural of jujubă