Definition of cherry plum in English:

cherry plum

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noun

  • 1A SW Asian shrub or small tree with white flowers and small red and yellow edible fruit. Also called myrobalan.
    • Prunus cerasifera, family Rosaceae
    More example sentences
    • Bach Rescue Remedy combines star of Bethlehem, rock rose, impatiens, cherry plum and clematis flower essences.
    • Other plants in the fragrant garden include a cherry plum which is allegedly a remedy for stress and anxiety.
    • Native or cherry plum hybrids (crosses of sandcherry and Japanese plum) have small, tart fruit, and are best used for making jams, jellies, and preserves.
  • 1.1The fruit of the cherry plum tree.

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