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green·gage / ˈgrēnˌgāj/ • n. 1. (also greengage plum) a sweet, greenish fruit resembling a small plum. Also called gage3 . 2. the tree (Prunus domestica subsp. italica) of the rose family bearing this fruit.

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greengage Green variety of plum introduced into England in the early eighteenth century by Sir William Gage. A 200‐g portion (four raw gages weighed without stones) is a source of iron and vitamin C; contains 500 mg of potassium and 4–5 g of dietary fibre; supplies 100 kcal (420 kJ).

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greengage See PRUNUS.