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English definition of “plum”

plum

noun [C or U]     /plʌm/
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 Types of fruit
(Definition of plum noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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