Definition of Japanese apricot

1. Noun. Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits.

Exact synonyms: Mei, Prunus Mume
Generic synonyms: Apricot, Apricot Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Apricot

Japanazis
Japanese
Japanese-speaking
Japanese Archipelago
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Japanese Bobtail
Japanese Bobtails
Japanese Giant Salamanders
Japanese Islands
Japanese Red Army
Japanese Sign Language
Japanese allspice
Japanese amberjack
Japanese andromeda
Japanese angelica tree
Japanese apricot
Japanese banana
Japanese barberry
Japanese barnyard millet
Japanese beech
Japanese beetle
Japanese bittersweet
Japanese black pine
Japanese brome
Japanese bunching onion
Japanese bunching onions
Japanese capital
Japanese cedar
Japanese cherry

Literary usage of Japanese apricot

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

1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1854)
"... Flora that the Dutch have succeeded in fruiting the japanese apricot, called by botanists Prunus (or Armeniaca) ..."

2. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"P. Mume is a Japanese species, and is known as the japanese apricot. Although it has been known for a considerable time, few specimens exist of any ..."

3. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"This japanese apricot bears a small fruit of very poor and acid quality, of use only for cooking. Moreover, it is not an abundant bearer, and it has few ..."

4. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"This japanese apricot bears a small fruit of very poor and acid quality, of use only for cooking. Moreover, it is not an abundant bearer, and it has few ..."

5. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"This japanese apricot bears a small fruit of very poor and acid quality, of use only for cooking. Moreover, it is not an abundant bearer, and it has few ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The Russian apricot is a rather hardy race of the common species, with small fruits of generally inferior flavor. The japanese apricot (Amygdalus mume), ..."

7. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Wilhelm Miller, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"japanese apricot. Fie. 1978. Tree of the dimensions of the common Apricot, but the bark greenish or gray and the foliage duller in color: Ivs. relatively ..."

8. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"japanese apricot. Fig. 3214; also Fig. 279, Vol. I. Tree of the dimensions of the common apricot, but the bark greenish or gray and the foliage duller in ..."

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