Definition of clingstone in English:


Syllabification: cling·stone
Pronunciation: /ˈkliNGˌstōn


  • A peach or nectarine of a variety in which the flesh adheres to the stone. Contrasted with freestone ( sense 2).
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    • His next adventure will be with ‘Peento’ or doughnut peach, a white-fleshed clingstone peach with a sunken center.
    • Yellow clingstone peaches are the most popular for this purpose.
    • They are generally larger than clingstones with a firmer, less juicy texture but still with a sweet taste.

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