HyperDic: plum

English > 5 senses of the word plum:
NOUNplantplum, plum treeany of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
foodplumany of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
actpluma highly desirable position or assignment
ADVERBallplum, plumbexactly
allplum, clean, plumbcompletely
plum > pronunciation
Soundsplah'm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > plum: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone.
Synonymplum tree
Member ofPrunus, genus PrunusA genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
PartsplumAny of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
NarrowerCanada plum, Prunus nigrasmall tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
Japanese plum, Prunus salicinasmall tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
Sierra plum, Pacific plum, Prunus subcordatashrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
big-tree plum, Prunus mexicanasmall tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
bullace, Prunus insititiasmall wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
cherry plum, myrobalan, myrobalan plum, Prunus cerasiferasmall Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
common plum, Prunus domesticaAny of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
wild plum, wild plum treeAn uncultivated plum tree or shrub
Broaderfruit treeTree bearing edible fruit
Spanishciruela, ciruelo
Catalanpruna, prunera, pruner
English > plum: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningAny of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit.
Part ofplum, plum treeAny of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
NarrowerVictoria plumA large red plum served as dessert
beach plumsmall dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
damson, damson plumdark purple plum of the damson tree
greengage, greengage plumSweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
sloesmall sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
Broaderdrupe, stone fruitfleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed
edible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Spanishciruela
Catalanpruna
English > plum: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA highly desirable position or assignment.
Example"a political plum"
Broaderposition, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationA job in an organization
English > plum: 5 senses > adverb 1
Meaningexactly.
Example"fell plumb in the middle of the puddle"
Synonymplumb
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanisha plomo, completamente
English > plum: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningCompletely; used as intensifiers.
Example "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"
Synonymsclean, plumb
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

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