HyperDic: prunus

English > 1 sense of the word Prunus:
NOUNplantPrunus, genus Prunusa genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
English > Prunus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions.
Synonymgenus Prunus
Member ofRosaceae, family Rosaceae, rose familyA large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales
MembersWestern sand cherry, Rocky Mountains cherry, Prunus besseyiDwarf ornamental shrub of western United States having large black to red and yellow sweet edible fruit
almond treeAny of several small bushy trees having pink or white blossoms and usually bearing nuts
apricot, apricot treeAsian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
blackthorn, sloe, Prunus spinosaA thorny Eurasian bush with plumlike fruits
cherry, cherry treeAny of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone
cherry laurel, laurel cherry, Prunus laurocerasusfrequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oil
cherry laurel, laurel cherry, mock orange, wild orange, Prunus carolinianasmall flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
chokecherry, chokecherry tree, Prunus virginianaA common wild cherry of eastern North America having small bitter black berries favored by birds
common apricot, Prunus armeniacatemperate zone tree bearing downy yellow to rosy fruits
hagberry tree, European bird cherry, common bird cherry, Prunus padussmall European cherry tree closely resembling the American chokecherry
nectarine, nectarine tree, Prunus persica nectarinaVariety or mutation / mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
peach, peach tree, Prunus persicacultivated in temperate regions
plum, plum treeAny of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
plumcot, plumcot treehybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
purple apricot, black apricot, Prunus dasycarpasmall hybrid apricot of Asia and Asia Minor having purplish twigs and white flowers following by inferior purple fruit
sand cherry, Prunus pumila, Prunus pumilla susquehanae, Prunus susquehanae, Prunus cuneatasmall straggling American cherry growing on sandy soil and having minute scarcely edible purplish-black fruit
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus prunus, prunus
Catalangenus prunus, prunus, Prunus

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