Definition of Hog plum

1. Noun. Tropical American tree having edible yellow fruit.

Exact synonyms: Spondias Mombin, Yellow Mombin, Yellow Mombin Tree
Terms within: Yellow Mombin
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
Group relationships: Genus Spondias, Spondias



2. Noun. Small native American shrubby tree bearing small edible yellow to reddish fruit.
Exact synonyms: Chickasaw Plum, Hog Plum Bush, Prunus Angustifolia
Terms within: Wild Plum
Generic synonyms: Wild Plum, Wild Plum Tree

3. Noun. Fruit of the wild plum of southern United States.
Exact synonyms: Wild Plum
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Chickasaw Plum, Hog Plum Bush, Prunus Angustifolia

4. Noun. Yellow oval tropical fruit.
Exact synonyms: Yellow Mombin
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit
Group relationships: Spondias Mombin, Yellow Mombin, Yellow Mombin Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hog Plum

hog deer
hog fennel
hog fuel
hog gum
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hog heaven
hog island
hog islands
hog line
hog line violation
hog maw
hog maws
hog millet
hog molly
hog peanut
hog plum (current term)
hog plum bush
hog snapper
hog sucker
hog town
hog towns
hog waller
hog wallers
hog wallow
hog wallows
hogan
hoganite
hogans
hogapple
hogback

Literary usage of Hog plum

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1. A Residence at Sierra Leone: Described from a Journal Kept on the Spot, and by Elizabeth Melville, Elizabeth Colville Colville of Culross, Caroline Sheridan Norton (1849)
"Rainbows — Amaryllis — Ginger — Parting notice of favourite Flowers — hog plum — Poverty of Fruits indigenous to Africa, as compared with those of other ..."

2. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"Its cultivation is the same as that of Spondias lútea. P. MANGIFERA.—Daho, Mango-plum, Bitter Hog-plum, Mangifera pinnata of ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The hog-plum, S. lútea, is one of the least esteemed of the genus. ... S. pinnata, the hog-plum or amra of India, is scarcely known in America. ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"Some of them produce very pleasant fruits, among which may be reckoned S. purpurea and S. lutta ; the species generally called hog plum in the West Indies, ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"hog plum, SPANISH PLUM, ... in the want hog plum. of a resinous juice, and in the drupe having » not with 2—5 ceba and seeds, instead of one cell and one ..."

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