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plum

an oval, fleshy, edible fruit: He stuck in his thumb and pulled out a plum.Plumb
Not to be confused with:
plumb – exactly vertical: plumb in the center; determine the depth of; experience in extremes: plumb the depths of fear; provide with plumbing; work as a plumber
plume – a soft, fluffy feather: the plume of an egret; emissions from a stack, flue, or chimney: a plume of smoke
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

plum 1

(plŭm)n.1.
a. Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Prunus of the rose family, especially the cultivated species P. domestica and P. salicina, bearing smooth-skinned, fleshy, edible fruit with a single stone.
2.
b. The fruit of such a tree.
4. A sugarplum.
6. An especially desirable position, assignment, or reward: an ambassadorship granted as a political plum.
[Middle English, from Old English plūme; akin to Old High German phrūma, pflūmo, Greek proumnon, and Latin prūnum, all ultimately from a common unknown source .]

plum 2

(plŭm)Informal
adv.
adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

plum

(plʌm) n
1. (Plants) a small rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica, with white flowers and an edible oval fruit that is purple, yellow, or green and contains an oval stone. See also greengage, damson
3. (Cookery) a raisin, as used in a cake or pudding
4. (Colours)
b. (as adjective): a plum carpet.
5. informal
a. something of a superior or desirable kind, such as a financial bonus
[Old English plūme; related to Latin prunum, German Pflaume]

plum

(plʌm) adj, adv
a variant spelling of plumb3, plumb4, plumb5, plumb6
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

plum1

(plʌm)
n., adj. plum•mer,plum•mest.n.
1. the drupaceous fruit of any of several trees belonging to the genus Prunus, of the rose family, having an oblong stone.
3. any of various other trees bearing a plumlike fruit.
5. a sugarplum.
7. a deep bluish to reddish purple.
8. an excellent or desirable thing, as a rewarding job.
adj.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English plūme (c. German Pflaume) « Greek proûmnon plum, proúmnē plum tree; compare prune1]

plum2

(plʌm)
adj., adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

plum

  • drupe - A fleshy fruit with thin skin and a central stone (e.g. almonds, cherries, plums, olives), it comes from Latin drupa, 'overripe olive,' from Greek druppa, 'olive.'
  • plum, prune - Plum and prune are ultimately the same word, coming from Greek proumnon.
  • plum job - Relates to the 1600s British term 'plum' for 1,000 pounds, meaning a serious amount of money.
  • plum pudding - So named because it was originally made with plums—the word was retained to denote 'raisin,' which became the main ingredient.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.plum - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
wild plum, wild plum tree - an uncultivated plum tree or shrub
common plum, Prunus domestica - any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
bullace, Prunus insititia - small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
big-tree plum, Prunus mexicana - small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
Canada plum, Prunus nigra - small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
cherry plum, myrobalan, myrobalan plum, Prunus cerasifera - small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
Japanese plum, Prunus salicina - small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
Pacific plum, Prunus subcordata, Sierra plum - shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
2.plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
damson, damson plum - dark purple plum of the damson tree
greengage, greengage plum - sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
beach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
sloe - small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
Victoria plum - a large red plum served as dessert
plum, plum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
3.plum - a highly desirable position or assignment; 'a political plum'
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; 'he occupied a post in the treasury'
Adv.1.plum - exactly; 'fell plumb in the middle of the puddle'
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
2.plum - completely; used as intensifiers; 'clean forgot the appointment'; 'I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out'
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); 'they don't speak our lingo'
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

plum

adjectivechoice, prize, first-classLaura landed a plum job with a smart art gallery.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

plum

noun1. Something given in return for a service or accomplishment:
accolade, award, guerdon, honorarium, premium, prize, reward.
2. A person or thing worth catching:
Slang: brass ring.
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
švestkaslíva
PflaumePflaumenbaumZwetschgeZwetschgenbaum
pruno
ploomploomipuu
prunepruniercarissa
szilva
서양자두자두자두나무
pudingas su razinomispyragas su razinomisslyva
śliwkaśliwa
prună
slivka
plommonplommonträd

plum

[plʌm]A.N
1. (= fruit) → ciruelaf (alsoplum tree) → ciruelom
to speak with or have a plum in one's mouth (Brit) → hablarmuy engoladamente
3. (fig) it's a real plum (of a) jobes un trabajofantástico, es un chollo (Sp)
B.CPDplum puddingNpudínmorbudínm de pasas
plum tomatoNtomatempera
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

plum

[ˈplʌm]
modif [sauce] → aux prunes; [brandy, jam] → de prunes
plum jam → de laconfiture de prunesplum tomato, plum tree
adj (= excellent) [role, contract] → en or
plum job → travailmen or
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

plum

n
(= fruit, tree)Pflaumef; (= Victoria plum, dark blue) → Zwetsch(g)ef; to speak with a plum in one’s mouth (Brit fig inf) → sprechen, als hätte man eine heißeKartoffel im Mund
(fig inf: = good job) a real plum (of a job)ein Bombenjobm (inf)
adj attr
(colour) → pflaumenblau

plum

:
plum pudding
plum tomato
plum tree
nPflaumenbaumm; (= Victoria plum tree)Zwetsch(g)enbaumm
Plumb & Heathome
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

plum

[plʌm]
1.n (fruit) → prugna, susina (alsoplum tree) → prugno, susino
a real plum (of a job) (fig) (fam) → un lavorofavoloso
2.adj
a. (tart, tree) → di prugne; (plum-coloured) → (color) prugnainv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

plum

(plam) noun
a type of fruit, usually dark-red or purple, with a stone in the centre. pruim ثَمَر أو شَجَر البَرقوق слива ameixa švestka die Pflaume blomme δαμάσκηνοciruela ploom آلو luumu pruneשזיף बेर का फल šljiva, plod szilva buah plum plóma prugna プラム 서양자두 slyva plūme plum pruimplommeśliwka آلو ameixa prună слива slivka češplja šljiva plommon ลูกพลัม erik 梅子 слива آلوچہ، آلوبخارا quả mận 梅子
plum cake/pudding
(a) cake or pudding containing raisins, currants etc. pruimpoeding كَعكَة خَوخ кекс със стафиди bolo de passas hrozinkový chlebíček/pudink der Rosinenkuchen, –pudding plumkage; plumbudding γλύκισμα με δαμάσκηνα pudín/budín de pasas rosinakeeks پودینگ luumukiisseli gâteau aux raisins; plum-pudding עוּגָת שְׁזִיפִים प्लम केक grožđica (mazsolás sütemény) kue kismis plómubúðingur, rúsínukaka plum-cake; プラムケーキ 건포도가 든 케이크 pyragas/pudingas su razinomis kēkss/pudiņš ar rozīnēm u.tml. puding Krismas rozijnencake fruktkake, plumpudding (rodzaj ciasta/budyniu) يو ډول كيك ده چې په منځ كښې مميز وې bolo de passas budincă cu sta­fide кекс/пудинг с изюмом koláč / puding s hrozienkami sadni kolač/puding kolač od šljiva russinkaka, plumpudding ขนมเค้ก หรือพุดดิ้งใส่ลูกเกด üzümlü kek 葡萄乾糕餅(布丁) кекс із ізюмом ايک طرح کا کيک، حلوہ bánh ngọt nho khô 葡萄干糕饼(布丁)
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

plum

بَرْقُوق švestka blommePflaumeδαμάσκηνοciruela luumuprune šljivasusina プラム 서양자두pruimplommeśliwkaameixaслива plommon ลูกพลัมerik quả mận李子
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plum

an oval, fleshy, edible fruit: He stuck in his thumb and pulled out a plum.
BobNot to be confused with:
plumb – exactly vertical: plumb in the center; determine the depth of; experience in extremes: plumb the depths of fear; provide with plumbing; work as a plumber
plume – a soft, fluffy feather: the plume of an egret; emissions from a stack, flue, or chimney: a plume of smoke
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

plum 1

(plŭm)n.1.
a. Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Prunus of the rose family, especially the cultivated species P. domestica and P. salicina, bearing smooth-skinned, fleshy, edible fruit with a single stone.
2.
b. The fruit of such a tree.
4. A sugarplum.
6. An especially desirable position, assignment, or reward: an ambassadorship granted as a political plum.
[Middle English, from Old English plūme; akin to Old High German phrūma, pflūmo, Greek proumnon, and Latin prūnum, all ultimately from a common unknown source .]

plum 2

(plŭm)Informal
adv.
adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

plum

(plʌm) n
1. (Plants) a small rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica, with white flowers and an edible oval fruit that is purple, yellow, or green and contains an oval stone. See also greengage, damson
3. (Cookery) a raisin, as used in a cake or pudding
4. (Colours)
b. (as adjective): a plum carpet.
5. informal
a. something of a superior or desirable kind, such as a financial bonus
[Old English plūme; related to Latin prunum, German Pflaume]

plum

(plʌmPlumb supply) adj, adv
a variant spelling of plumb3, plumb4, plumb5, plumb6
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

plum1

(plʌm)
n., adj. plum•mer,plum•mest.n.
1. the drupaceous fruit of any of several trees belonging to the genus Prunus, of the rose family, having an oblong stone.
3. any of various other trees bearing a plumlike fruit.
5. a sugarplum.
7. a deep bluish to reddish purple.
8. an excellent or desirable thing, as a rewarding job.
adj.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English plūme (c. German Pflaume) « Greek proûmnon plum, proúmnē plum tree; compare prune1]

plum2

(plʌm)
adj., adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

plum

  • drupe - A fleshy fruit with thin skin and a central stone (e.g. almonds, cherries, plums, olives), it comes from Latin drupa, 'overripe olive,' from Greek druppa, 'olive.'
  • plum, prune - Plum and prune are ultimately the same word, coming from Greek proumnon.
  • plum job - Relates to the 1600s British term 'plum' for 1,000 pounds, meaning a serious amount of money.
  • plum pudding - So named because it was originally made with plums—the word was retained to denote 'raisin,' which became the main ingredient.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.plum - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
wild plum, wild plum tree - an uncultivated plum tree or shrub
common plum, Prunus domestica - any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
bullace, Prunus insititia - small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
big-tree plum, Prunus mexicana - small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
Canada plum, Prunus nigra - small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
cherry plum, myrobalan, myrobalan plum, Prunus cerasifera - small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
Japanese plum, Prunus salicina - small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
Pacific plum, Prunus subcordata, Sierra plum - shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
2.plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
damson, damson plum - dark purple plum of the damson tree
greengage, greengage plum - sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum
beach plum - small dark purple fruit used especially in jams and pies
sloe - small sour dark purple fruit of especially the Allegheny plum bush
Victoria plum - a large red plum served as dessert
plum, plum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
3.plum - a highly desirable position or assignment; 'a political plum'
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; 'he occupied a post in the treasury'
Adv.1.plum - exactly; 'fell plumb in the middle of the puddle'
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
2.plum - completely; used as intensifiers; 'clean forgot the appointment'; 'I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out'
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); 'they don't speak our lingo'
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

plum

adjectivechoice, prize, first-classLaura landed a plum job with a smart art gallery.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

plum

noun1. Something given in return for a service or accomplishment:
accolade, award, guerdon, honorarium, premium, prize, reward.
Plumb heat homes2. A person or thing worth catching:
Slang: brass ring.
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
švestkaslíva
PflaumePflaumenbaumZwetschgeZwetschgenbaum
pruno
ploomploomipuu
prunepruniercarissa
szilva
서양자두자두자두나무
pudingas su razinomispyragas su razinomisslyva
śliwkaśliwa
prună
slivka
plommonplommonträd

plum

[plʌm]A.N
1. (= fruit) → ciruelaf (alsoplum tree) → ciruelom
to speak with or have a plum in one's mouth (Brit) → hablarmuy engoladamente
3. (fig) it's a real plum (of a) jobes un trabajofantástico, es un chollo (Sp)
B.CPDplum puddingNpudínmorbudínm de pasas
plum tomatoNtomatempera
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

plum

[ˈplʌm]
modif [sauce] → aux prunes; [brandy, jam] → de prunes
plum jam → de laconfiture de prunesplum tomato, plum tree
adj (= excellent) [role, contract] → en or
plum job → travailmen or
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

plum

n
(= fruit, tree)Pflaumef; (= Victoria plum, dark blue) → Zwetsch(g)ef; to speak with a plum in one’s mouth (Brit fig inf) → sprechen, als hätte man eine heißeKartoffel im Mund
(fig inf: = good job) a real plum (of a job)ein Bombenjobm (inf)
adj attr
(colour) → pflaumenblau

plum

:
plum pudding
plum tomato
plum tree
nPflaumenbaumm; (= Victoria plum tree)Zwetsch(g)enbaumm
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

plum

[plʌm]
1.n (fruit) → prugna, susina (alsoplum tree) → prugno, susino
a real plum (of a job) (fig) (fam) → un lavorofavoloso
2.adj
a. (tart, tree) → di prugne; (plum-coloured) → (color) prugnainv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

plum

(plam) noun
a type of fruit, usually dark-red or purple, with a stone in the centre. pruim ثَمَر أو شَجَر البَرقوق слива ameixa švestka die Pflaume blomme δαμάσκηνοciruela ploom آلو luumu pruneשזיף बेर का फल šljiva, plod szilva buah plum plóma prugna プラム 서양자두 slyva plūme plum pruimplommeśliwka آلو ameixa prună слива slivka češplja šljiva plommon ลูกพลัม erik 梅子 слива آلوچہ، آلوبخارا quả mận 梅子
plum cake/pudding

Plumb Bob

(a) cake or pudding containing raisins, currants etc. pruimpoeding كَعكَة خَوخ кекс със стафиди bolo de passas hrozinkový chlebíček/pudink der Rosinenkuchen, –pudding plumkage; plumbudding γλύκισμα με δαμάσκηνα pudín/budín de pasas rosinakeeks پودینگ luumukiisseli gâteau aux raisins; plum-pudding עוּגָת שְׁזִיפִים प्लम केक grožđica (mazsolás sütemény) kue kismis plómubúðingur, rúsínukaka plum-cake; プラムケーキ 건포도가 든 케이크 pyragas/pudingas su razinomis kēkss/pudiņš ar rozīnēm u.tml. puding Krismas rozijnencake fruktkake, plumpudding (rodzaj ciasta/budyniu) يو ډول كيك ده چې په منځ كښې مميز وې bolo de passas budincă cu sta­fide кекс/пудинг с изюмом koláč / puding s hrozienkami sadni kolač/puding kolač od šljiva russinkaka, plumpudding ขนมเค้ก หรือพุดดิ้งใส่ลูกเกด üzümlü kek 葡萄乾糕餅(布丁) кекс із ізюмом ايک طرح کا کيک، حلوہ bánh ngọt nho khô 葡萄干糕饼(布丁)
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

plum

بَرْقُوق švestka blommePflaumeδαμάσκηνοciruela luumuprune šljivasusina プラム 서양자두pruim

Plumb Bacovia Versuri

plommeśliwkaameixaслива plommon ลูกพลัมerik

Plumb Supply

quả mận李子
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