Definition of Myrobalan plum

1. Noun. Small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit.

Exact synonyms: Cherry Plum, Myrobalan, Prunus Cerasifera
Generic synonyms: Plum, Plum Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrobalan Plum

myrmecophages
myrmecophagous
myrmecophagy
myrmecophile
myrmecophiles
myrmecophilous
myrmecophyte
myrmecophytes
myrmecophytic
myrmicine
myrmidones
myrmidonian
myrmidons
myrmomancy
myrobalan
myrobalan plum (current term)
myrobalans
myronic
myronic acid
myrophine
myrosin
myrosinase
myrosinases
myrrh
myrrh tree
myrrhic
myrrhine
myrrhlike
myrrhol
myrrhols

Literary usage of Myrobalan plum

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1. Sketch of the Evolution of Our Native Fruits by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"the myrobalan plum is native to Europe or Asia; and it is full time that an ... The myrobalan plum has long been used in this country as a stock for various ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"myrobalan plum. CHERRY PLUM. Slender twiggy grower, often thorny, ... The Myrobalan Plum is extensively used in this country as a stock on which to bud the ..."

3. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"As some confusion exists in regard to these two Plums owing to the great similarity of the names, it may be as well to state that the ' Myrobalan ' Plum ..."

4. Annual Report (1893)
"the myrobalan plum, but does not know the origin of the name. ... From that time until now the nativity of the myrobalan plum has been uncertain, ..."

5. Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens by Ernest Thomas Cook (1902)
"The Plums are best grown from seeds, but if these cannot be got then they must be worked upon the Wild, Mussel, and Myro- bella or myrobalan plum. ..."

6. The Art of Grafting and Budding by Charle Baltet (1878)
"Plum-tree (from seed) and the myrobalan plum (from cuttings). The scion is not so long-lived on the almond-tree. Mode of Grafting. ..."

7. Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens by Ernest Thomas Cook (1902)
"Deciduous Hedges Many deciduous plants can be used for hedges, but a good selection comprises Beech, Hornbeam, Quick, myrobalan plum, and Sweetbriar. ..."

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