from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A seacoast shrub (Prunus maritima) in the rose family, native to northeast North America and having white flowers and edible, plumlike fruits used in jams, jellies, and pies.

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  • n. A tree, Prunus maritima, bearing small plums, found along the US Atlantic coast from Maine to Maryland.

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  • n. small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
  • n. seacoast shrub of northeastern North America having showy white blossoms and edible purple fruit


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