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plum

noun [C or U] uk   /plʌm/ us  
a small, round fruit with a thin, smooth, red, purple, or yellow skin, sweet, soft flesh, and a single large, hard seed: plum jam a plum tree
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plum

adjective uk   /plʌm/ us  

plum adjective (GOOD)

[before noun] (plummer, plummest) very good and worth having: How did you manage to get such a plum job?

plum adjective (COLOUR)

( also plum-coloured) having a dark reddish-purple colour: a plum-coloured dress
Translations of “plum”
in Korean 자두…
in Arabic بَرْقوق (مِصْر), خَوْخ (سوريا, عِنجاص (العِراق)…
in French prune…
in Turkish erik…
in Italian susina, prugna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 李子, 梅子…
in Russian слива…
in Polish śliwka…
in Spanish ciruela…
in Portuguese ameixa…
in German die Pflaume…
in Catalan pruna…
in Japanese プラム, セイヨウモモ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 李子, 梅子…
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