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ju·jube / ˈjoōˌjoōb/ • n. 1. the edible berrylike fruit of a Eurasian plant, formerly taken as a cough cure. ∎  (also ) a jujube-flavored lozenge or gumdrop. 2. (also jujube bush) the shrub or small tree (Ziziphus jujuba) of the buckthorn family that produces this fruit.

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jujube Either of two species of small thorny trees and their fruit of the genus Zizyphus. Z. jujuba, native to China, has elliptical leaves and reddish brown, plum-sized fruits, which have a crisp, white, sweet flesh. Z. mauritanica of India has smaller fruit. Family Rhamnaceae.

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jujube
1. Sweet made from gum and sugar.

2. Shrub (Ziziphus mauritania or Z. jujuba), important fruit crop in India; the fruit is reddish‐brown, up to 2 cm in diameter, with a single stone; a 100‐g portion is a good source of vitamin C.

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jujube edible fruit of plant of genus Zizyphus XIV; lozenge of the shape of or flavoured with this XIX. —(O)F. jujube or medL. jujuba, ult.— L. zizyphum—Gr. zizuphon.

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jujube (jōō´jōōb): see buckthorn.

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jujube See ZIZYPHUS.

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jujubeboob, cube, droob, j'adoube, jube, lube, rube, tube •jujube • Danube

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