Definition of Prunus armeniaca
1. Noun. Temperate zone tree bearing downy yellow to rosy fruits.
Terms within: Apricot
Group relationships: Genus Prunus, Prunus
Generic synonyms: Apricot, Apricot Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prunus Armeniaca
Literary usage of Prunus armeniaca
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"The apricot tree (prunus armeniaca L.), a native of central Asia, is cultivated in various parts of Europe, also extensively in California. ..."
2. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"... prunus armeniaca, THE COMMON APRICOT-TREE. ... The prunus armeniaca is indigenous to Armenia, Caucasus, the Himalayas, China, and Japan. ..."
3. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"APRICOTS, prunus armeniaca Sweet, astringent and heating, apricots increase pitta. Apricots are taken in large quantity to relieve chronic constipation and ..."
4. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"... PANJAB, Euonymus fimbriata, Wall. Chu-i of PANCI, Pyrus malus, Linn. Chuli, LADAK, prunus armeniaca. ..."