Nectarine

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Nectarine

(Science: botany) A smooth-skinned variety of peach. Spanish nectarine, the plumlike fruit of the west indian tree Chrysobalanus Icaco; also called cocoa plum. It is made into a sweet conserve which a largely exported from cuba.

Origin: cf. F. Nectarine. See nectar.