Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English plūme, plume (plum), from Proto-West Germanic *plūmā, from Latin prūnum, from Ancient Greek προῦνον (proûnon), προῦμνον (proûmnon). Doublet of prune.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpluːm(ə)/, /ˈplum(ə)/

NounEdit

plomme (plural plommes)

  1. plum
  2. plum tree

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: plum (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: ploom, ploum

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse plóma

NounEdit

plomme f or m (definite singular plomma or plommen, indefinite plural plommer, definite plural plommene)

  1. a plum (fruit from the plum tree)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Danish blomme

NounEdit

plomme f or m (definite singular plomma or plommen, indefinite plural plommer, definite plural plommene)

  1. a yolk (egg yolk)
SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse plóma. Akin to English plum.

NounEdit

plomme f (definite singular plomma, indefinite plural plommer, definite plural plommene)

  1. a plum (fruit, as above)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Danish blomme

NounEdit

plomme f (definite singular plomma, indefinite plural plommer, definite plural plommene)

  1. a yolk (egg yolk)
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit