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clingstone Syllabification: cling·stone
Pronunciation: /ˈkliNGstōn/

Definition of clingstone in English:


A peach or nectarine of a variety in which the flesh adheres to the stone. Contrasted with freestone (sense 2).
Example sentences
  • 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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