Definition of Cherry plum
1. Noun. Small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit.
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Literary usage of Cherry plum
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1. Miss Beecher's Housekeeper and Healthkeeper: Containing Five Hundred Recipes by Catharine Esther Beecher (1873)
"Ripe Fruit Pie»—Peach, Cherry, Plum, Currant, and Strawberry.—Line your dish with paste. After picking over and washing the fruit carefully (peaches must be ..."
2. On Planting and Rural Ornament: A Practical Treatise by Mr Marshall, Marshall (William) (1803)
"The Varieties which are principally eligible for Ornamental Plantations are, The cherry plum Tree, the Double-blossomed, the Stoneless, the Gold-striped, ..."
3. The Fruit Garden: A Treatise Intended to Explain and Illustrate the by Patrick Barry (1857)
"The cherry plum is a very low tree with bushy, erect branches, ... This and the cherry plum will probably become our principal stocks for dwarfing. ..."
4. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on Planting and Tending of Forest Trees by James Brown (1894)
"But plants of the Privet, Elder, and Cherry-plum, when used for hedging, should be cut over at first in the way recommended in respect to the Hawthorn, ..."
5. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1853)
"We have н]но a very good stock of Pear, Cherry, Plum, Peach, Ac. Grape-vines, Raspberries, Ac Apple Trees? to 9 feet high, 815 to £18 per hundred. ..."