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plumnoun [C]

 us   /plʌm/
  • plum noun [C] (FRUIT)

a ​small, round ​fruit with a ​smooth, usually red-purple ​skin, ​sweetflesh, and a ​singlelargeseed
  • plum noun [C] (SOMETHING GOOD)

something that is very good and ​worth having
plum
adjective [not gradable]  us   /plʌm/
Senior ​staffmembers get all the plum ​assignments.
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plumnoun [C or U]

uk   /plʌm/  us   /plʌm/
a ​small, round ​fruit with a ​thin, ​smooth, ​red, ​purple, or ​yellowskin, ​sweet, ​softflesh, and a ​singlelarge, hard ​seed: plum ​jam a plum ​tree

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plumadjective

uk   /plʌm/  us   /plʌm/
(Definition of plum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plum”
in Korean 자두…
in Arabic بَرْقوق (مِصْر), خَوْخ (سوريا, عِنجاص (العِراق)…
in Malaysian plum…
in French prune…
in Russian слива…
in Chinese (Traditional) 李子, 梅子…
in Italian susina, prugna…
in Turkish erik…
in Polish śliwka…
in Spanish ciruela…
in Vietnamese quả mận…
in Portuguese ameixa…
in Thai ลูกพลัม…
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…
in Indonesian buah plum…
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