Definición de jujube en inglés:


Saltos de línea: ju¦jube
Pronunciación: /ˈdʒuːdʒuːb


  • 1The edible berry-like fruit of a Eurasian plant, formerly taken as a cough cure.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Sweet muscadine grapes, blackberries, apples, jujubes and a host of other fruits will be available at these upcoming sales.
    • The bride is fed jujubes, a date like fruit, to increase the chance of having a son in the near future.
    • While there, I succumbed to the impulse buy of jujubes.
  • 1.1North American A jujube-flavoured lozenge or sweet.
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    • There were other rooms full of almonds, which they stripped and bleached and converted also into fine flour; or they turned boxes of gelatine into Turkish delight and jujubes.
  • 2 (also jujube bush) The shrub or small tree that produces the jujube fruit, native to the warmer regions of Eurasia.
    • Ziziphus jujuba, family Rhamnaceae
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    • Aggressive planting of hawthorn, pyracantha, creeping juniper, holly, Chinese jujube, roses, blackthorn or prickly ash will help deter criminals.
    • Plant jujube in a location that receives full sun and has well-drained soil with a neutral or slightly alkaline pH.
    • The Indian jujube has leaves that are woolly beneath instead of smooth like the Chinese jujube.


late Middle English: from French, or from medieval Latin jujuba, based on Greek zizuphos.

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