Definition of Chinese jujube
1. Noun. Dark red plumlike fruit of Old World buckthorn trees.
Generic synonyms: Edible Fruit, Drupe, Stone Fruit
Group relationships: Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem Thorn, Jujube, Jujube Bush, Ziziphus Jujuba
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Literary usage of Chinese jujube
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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"large specimen of a chinese jujube tree, called the "Mu shing hong tsao," or ... A heavily loaded tsao or chinese jujube tree (Zizi/phits saliva) in a ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"This species, also, should be tried as a stock for the chinese jujube It is adapted to less arid soils than Zizyphus lotus and does well on those having a ..."
3. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"In the time of the Three Kingdoms (220-265), Fu-yii (Manchuria) produced "beautiful pearls, which may be as big as suan-tsao (chinese jujube [Zizyphus ..."
4. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"123), the chinese jujube might be fruited in greenhouses in England, with a very moderate degree of artificial heat. ..."
5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"A white-barked pine cone and a fruiting branch of the chinese jujube form the theme on one face of the medal and the First Plant Introduction Expedition ..."
6. State Socialism, Pro and Con: Official Documents and Other Authoritative by Laidler, Harry Wellington, 1884-, William English Walling (1917)
"The introduced chinese jujube has proved adapted to Texas and other portions of the Southwest, and a new dry-land fruit tree, comparable in a measure to the ..."