Definition of plum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//plʌm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//plʌm//
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  1. 1 [countable] a soft round fruit with smooth red or purple skin, sweet flesh and a large flat seed inside a plum tree
  2. 2 [uncountable, countable] a dark reddish-purple colour
  3. Word OriginOld English plūme, from medieval Latin pruna, from Latin prunum, from Greek prou(m)non ‘plum’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plum