Definition of August plum
1. Noun. Wild plum trees of eastern and central North America having red-orange fruit with yellow flesh.
Generic synonyms: Wild Plum, Wild Plum Tree
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Literary usage of August plum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1845)
"It is undoubtedly the Prune peche or Nectarine plum of the French, as they have not any other August plum of equal size. The Blue Imperatrice and Semiana ..."
2. The Fruits and Fruit-trees of America: Or, the Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1900)
"Skin purple. Flesh yellowish, rather dry, separates from the stone, sweet, mingled with acid. Good. Early in August. Plum de 1'Inde. POND'S SEEDLING. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Meteorological Society by Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"Barley cut 3rd „ Oats cut 6th „ Apple ripe 20th „ Pear ripe 28th „ Peach ripe 5th of August plum ripe 5th „ Lime leafless 17th of October . ..."
4. Under the Flag of the Orient ...: The Thrilling Story of Armenia : with an by Marion Harland (1897)
"... passion of flame-color as I draw aside the flap of my tent-door on Monday morning. Against it lie the mountains of Moab, misty purple as an August plum; ..."
5. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"August plum (SC); Native Plum (Iowa); Plum (111.); Plum Granite; Goose Plum (Ind.); Sloe (Fla,). Prunus americana lanata Sudworth. ..."