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nec·tar·ine / ˌnektəˈrēn/ • n. a peach of a variety with smooth, thin, brightly colored skin and rich firm flesh. ∎  the tree bearing this fruit.

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nectarine Smooth‐skinned peach (Prunus persica var. nectarina). One medium‐sized fruit, 150 g weighed with stone, provides 3 g of dietary fibre and is a rich source of vitamin A (as carotene); a good source of vitamin C; a source of copper; supplies 70 kcal (300 kJ).

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nectarine Variety of peach tree and its sweet, smooth-skinned, fleshy fruit. The tree and stone are identical to those of the peach. Family Rosaceae; species Prunus persica nectarina.