Definition of Goose plum

1. Noun. Wild plum trees of eastern and central North America having red-orange fruit with yellow flesh.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose Plum

goose barnacle
goose bump
goose bumps
goose down
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver
goose parvovirus
goose pimple
goose pimples
goose plum (current term)
goose skin
goose step
goose up
goose viral hepatitis
goose wing
goose wings
gooseberry bush
gooseberry family
gooseberry rust

Literary usage of Goose plum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1904)
"Under such circumstances it can be relied on to fail every time. MAJOR HOLSINGER: Is the Wild goose plum capable of self-fertilization ? ..."

2. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1898)
"The Wild goose plum is well known for its immunity from the dread fungus and the Japan forms are also practically free from it. ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"The "Wild goose plum BY JAMES PARKER, Sl'MMIT, MISS. variety has fruited with us the past sea- son, and it has far surpassed our expectation. ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1888)
"... of branches and flowers of it sent here by Mr. Clark appeared almost identical with Wild goose plum, but very unlike the variety under consideration. ..."

5. The Killing of Plant Tissue by Low Temperature by William Henry Chandler (1914)
"In case of killing by spring freezes, the Wild goose plum is very resistant to low temperature as will be seen by reference to Table 51. On April 24, 1910, ..."

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