Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of prune.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prune.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After the consumer has been force-fed the change for two years, the word prunes—even the poetic alliteration pitted prunes—will disappear forever.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • After the consumer has been force-fed the change for two years, the word prunes—even the poetic alliteration pitted prunes—will disappear forever.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • There is an older lady in the village that is famous for her white raspberries, and almost all the local farms have some sort of tree fruit—like cherries, pears, peaches, plums which we call prunes in France, or apples—that grow easily and without too much care in our part of the country.

    JOIE DE VIVRE

  • In some markets I've seen them called prunes, and in others Italian plums, or prune plums, but they are the very small plums with the egg-like shape and the dusky purple skin.

    JEWEL-LIKE, TANGY-SWEET ITALIAN PLUM JAM

  • In some markets I've seen them called prunes, and in others Italian plums, or prune plums, but they are the very small plums with the egg-like shape and the dusky purple skin.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • They used to be known as prunes before they got a marketing team behind them, but by either name, adding them to your hot cereal may have huge advantages for your heart.

    You: On a Diet

  • They used to be known as prunes before they got a marketing team behind them, but by either name, adding them to your hot cereal may have huge advantages for your heart.

    You: On a Diet

  • They used to be known as prunes before they got a marketing team behind them, but by either name, adding them to your hot cereal may have huge advantages for your heart.

    You: On a Diet

  • The prunes are the ready to eat type with no stones

    Prune Cupcakes with Lemon

  • I even like the word prune -- calling prunes "dried plums" is precise but pretentious.

    Happy Anti-Valentine's Day

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