Definition of Apricots

1. Noun. (plural of apricot) ¹



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Definition of Apricots

1. apricot [n] - See also: apricot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Apricots

apricate
apricated
apricates
aprication
apricide
apricity
apricock
apricocks
apricot
apricot bar
apricot blossom
apricot kernel oil
apricot sauce
apricot tree
apricotlike
apricots (current term)
apricotty
apricoty
aprindine
apriori
apriorism
apriorisms
aprioristic
aprioristically
apriorities
apriority
aprium
apriums
aprobarbital
aprocarb

Literary usage of Apricots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"apricots in most sections turned out very well, and apricots. yielded a very ... Early in the season canners fixed the price of $20 per ton for apricots ..."

2. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"When ripe, choose the finest apricots; pare them as thin as possible, and weigh them. Lay them in halves on dishes, with the hollow part upwards. ..."

3. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Drain apricots, and cut in small pieces. To the syrnp add enough water to make four ... Peaches may be used instead of apricots. To make a richer dessert, ..."

4. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia... With Numerous by Mrs N K M Lee, N. K. M. Lee (1832)
"The apricots may also be preserved whole by the same means. apricots IN BRANDY. Choose your apricots when quite ripe, let them be free from spots, ..."

5. The Cook's Dictionary and House-keeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of by Richard Dolby (1830)
"Choose the finest yellow, hut not too ripe, apricots; take off the stalks ... Cut into pif ces fifteen fine r'pe apricots, choose them of a nice red colour. ..."

6. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"TO DRY apricots; (a quick and easy method.) Wipe gently, split, and stone some fine apricots, which are not overripe ; weigh, and arrange them evenly in a ..."

7. The Cook's Own Book and Housekeeper's Register: Being Receipts for Cooking by Mrs N K M Lee, N. K. M. Lee (1842)
"The apricots may also be preserved whole by the same means. apricots IN BRANDY. Choose your apricots when quite ripe, let them be free from spots, ..."

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